• Nominations invited for BCS Student Award for Attendance at ICCM 2019

    The British Composites Society
    Nominations for the BCS Student Paper Award for Attendance at ICCM22 , consisting of £1000 towards expenses of attending the conference, are required before the end of October
  • Getting to the grain of it

    Materials World magazine
    The Wood Awards 2018 shortlist has been released, featuring entries including whisky distilleries, the UK Royal Academy of Music, and mycelium light shades. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Abandoned potential

    Clay Technology magazine
    Abandoned mine waste has been successfully transformed into glass, which can be used to create glass-ceramics, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Splitting the water atom

    Materials World magazine
    A new theoretical material could split water into hydrogen and oxygen, lending new strengths for solar energy.
  • IOM3 supports Advanced Engineering 2018

    The British Composites Society
    IOM3 and the British Composites Society are supporting the Advanced Engineering show taking place at the NEC on 30 October-1 November
  • New composites from invasive species

    Materials World magazine
    A new composite merging wood pulp and dried tunicates seeks to emulate the mechanical properties of natural composites. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Materials solutions to global problems

    Materials World magazine
    Combining the 20 th Kelly Lecture and the Gordon Seminars, the Armourers and Brasiers’ Cambridge Forum covered a range of materials science topics, including batteries, multifunctional nanomaterials, and spectral conversion materials. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Patent of the month: conjoined joints

    Materials World magazine
    Hybrid manufacturing helps to form joints between dissimilar materials. Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, reports.
  • Plastics: A Vision for a Circular Economy

    The Polymer Society
    A British Plastics Federation vision improving the environment for the next generation
  • Nanocage for efficient hydrogen storage

    Materials World magazine
    A project aiming to improve the safety and efficiency of hydrogen storage is developing composite materials to allow controllable release of the gas. Kathryn Allen reports.

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