Natalie Daniels

Young Persons' Lecture Competition Final 2017

The winners from this years 2017 National Final of the Young Persons' Lecture Competition

Getting back to nature

New industrial applications highlight the breadth and depth of innovation that can be found when looking to nature, as Iris Anderson, Chris Holland and Angela Morris explain.

The science of recycled polymer composites

The future is strong for engineered recycled polymer composites, argues Professor Alma Hodzic.

Q&A – George Roach

Natalie Daniels talks to George Roach about a new lithium and tantalum mine in South Africa and how diamond drilling is helping to understand the geology of the mine.

Q&A on new and advanced materials

Professor Philip Withers discusses his work understanding new materials and why there is still the same level of innovation and excitement around materials science as in the past century.

The fast-forged process: titanium vs steel

Dr Martin Jackson argues for a new hybrid solid-state process that will support the expansion of titanium alloy use in aircraft.

Known unknowns

Robert Fell argues against the misconceptions over metal recycling in the UK and explains why stainless steel is leading the charge in the recycling sector.

Leading the charge towards a circular economy

Lubna Edwards looks at the role of plastic packaging today and in the future.

Scandium: securing supply

Scandium is an emerging mineral that could have a significant role to play in delivering the next generation of electric cars, as Benjamin Bell explains.

Recovering gold

Colin Low explains how a new technique is providing a more efficient and environmentally friendly way of reclaiming gold.


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