• Materials Technology special issue on ‘Biomaterials and bio-medical engineering’

    Maney Publishing
    This special double issue of Materials Technology: Advanced Performance Materials is dedicated to the theme of structural and functional biomaterials and their diverse applications in a growing and emerging field. The issue consists of papers specially commissioned by the Editor, Professor R D K Misra, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA to review current research in this area. Members of the Institute enjoy free access to this issue and all of the Institute’s refereed journals.
  • December SAA Seminar on Surface Pretreatment

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    Please note the correction to one of the presenters.
  • Current Calls for Defence

    Defence, Safety and Security Committee
    The Centre for Defence Enterprise currently have a number of calls for funding proposals related to defence.
  • Electron radiation for natural fibre-reinforced composites

    Materials World magazine
    Researchers in Germany have shown that electron radiation can improve interfacial bonding in natural fibre-reinforced composites. The process may be faster, cheaper and more environmentally friendly than existing methods.
  • Materials Science & Engineering Spotlight

    Maney Publishing
    Maney Publishing is the official publisher for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM 3 ). Members of the Institute can enjoy free access to the Institute’s refereed journals. View this article to find out more about Maney’s journals in the Materials Science & Engineering collection and how to access content.
  • Journal of the Month: Powder Metallurgy

    Maney Publishing
    You will have noticed in the recent issue of Materials World , the Institute journal Powder Metallurgy is Maney Publishing’s Journal of the Month in October. If you've not yet taken advantage of our free content for Powder Metallurgy , you have until 15 November 2010 to do so. Each month we feature a key journal, lifting restrictions on content to make it freely available to all, and providing additional insights into the team behind the journal, its history and content.
  • 11th Triennial International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    Short Abstract submission date changed to the end of December
  • Thermoplastics meet car parts

    Materials World magazine
    A new technique could be used to mass produce lighter thermoplastic fibre composite car parts that are cheaper, safer and recyclable. At the moment, many car makers use a thermoset matrix for such composite materials, but the approach is said to face a number of drawbacks
  • Moulded foam packaging made from mushroom composite

    Mushroom composite foam

    Materials World magazine
    A biodegradable material made from mushroom roots and seed husks could replace plastic foam for packaging applications.
  • Nominations open for IOM3 Medals and Prizes

    The 2011 Medals and Prizes from IOM3 are open for nominations.