• Masked doctor

    Nine-day wonder – the nascency of Nightingale Hospital amid COVID-19

    Fangcang shelter hospitals were established in China early in the COVID-19 outbreak, the UK take is the NHS Nightingale Hospital. Katherine Williams explores the story behind its creation.
  • Q&A with Mark Watters from The BidBase

    Idha Valeur talks to Mark Watters, Managing Director of The BidBase, about bid writing, common mistakes, how to avoid them and what makes a good bid writer.
  • Pitching for research funding

    Securing funding for research is a job in itself – it requires research. Where to go for help? How to write the application? And how do you make the most of the opportunity and avoid the pitfalls? Idha Valeur explores how best to navigate the funding jungle.
  • The five VinylPlus sustainability challenges as presented by https://vinylplus.eu/

    A lead on recycling PVC

    Dr Mark Everard, Associate Professor of Ecosystem Services at the University of the West of England, UK, discusses the need for rational, science-based and profitable steps towards a sustainable future and resolve the circular economy and clean chemistry conflict.
  • Urgent permeation grouting during Crossrail tunnelling

    Faced with water inflow to a Crossrail tunnel, what do you do? Stay calm and call for an IOM3 member. Keller - BAM Ritchies JV's David Bradley describes his role in averting potential flooding and tunnel collapse at Tottenham Court Road.
  • Assessing composite joints on ships

    Lightweighting ship joints can help facilitate ship fuel reductions. Geir Ólafsson, Rachael Tighe, Stephen Boyd, Richard Trumper and Janice M Dulieu-Barton discuss a method for testing composite joints in maritime applications.
  • Q&A with Jeremy Watson from PETRAS

    PETRAS Director and Principal Investigator, Jeremy Watson CBE FREng FIET FICE DPhil, talks to Idha Valeur about successfully securing funding several times and how Brexit could impact UK science.
  • Mining Report: Safety is paramount in Western Australian mining

    Policies in Australia’s largest state aim to minimise personal risk in its mining operations.
  • Laser directed energy deposition process

    A robot arm and a fibre laser are being used together to help achieve a higher degree of accuracy with adding materials.
  • O-ring failure

    Seals often fail because the material chosen wasn’t right for the object’s application. Find out how you can test a seal.

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