Simon Frost

MOF-ferrocene composite could filter oxygen from air

Materials World magazine
Research published today overcomes difficulty in extracting oxygen using metal-organic frameworks

Immigration policy could harm UK science

Materials World magazine
A new report by CaSE encourages the UK to make immigration easier for non-EU scientists, but a Government advisory committee wants to make employing them more costly. Simon Frost reports

Cast super duplex pitted against wrought

Materials World magazine
Comprehensive test results support the ongoing use of both cast and wrought super duplex steels in subsea applications, but reveal that wrought material is more resilient in very high temperatures and oxygen contents

Patent attorney, Nicholas Braddon, discusses trends in material innovations

Materials World magazine
Patent attorney specialising in materials discusses trends in material innovations, the UK steel industry crisis and the process of patenting an idea.

Scientists strive for gold nanoparticles

Materials World magazine
New research aims to make it easier to use nanoparticles to detect mineral deposits, while nanoparticles could also identify cancer and Alzheimer’s disease

Dr Gerard Lynch: Bricklaying apprenticeships not delivering fine skills

Following his keynote speech at ClayTech 2015, Dr Gerard Lynch speaks to Simon Frost about the value of apprenticeships

Event report: ClayTech UK 2015

Clay Technology magazine
Simon Frost recaps November’s ClayTech conference and exhibition

2015 BDA Brick Award winners

Clay Technology magazine
A selection of winners from the 2015 BDA Brick Awards

Jobs saved as Darwen Terracotta and Faience emerges from Shaws of Darwen liquidation

Clay Technology magazine
Brick and construction news from the UK

Bloodhound gets a new steel shaft

Materials World magazine
Engineers have solved a pump issue for the Bloodhound SSC, the rocket car that could reach 1,050 mph to smash the land speed record

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