• Calling time at IOM3

    IOM3
    Dr Bernie Rickinson, IOM3 Chief Executive, has confirmed to Trustees and the principal boards of the Institute his intent to retire from the Institute at the end of 2018.
  • Use your helmet

    Materials World magazine
    This month, Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, looks at how a graphene-reinforced helmet saved a competitive cyclist’s life.
  • A composite made in heaven

    Materials World magazine
    Composite materials have been around for centuries, and yet materials scientists remain focused on how different combinations might bring compounded benefits in modern day applications. Dr Jennifer Unsworth and David Stanier of intellectual property firm, Withers & Rogers, report
  • Changing the rules

    Materials World magazine
    Following accusations of cheating aimed at Team GB at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Ellis Davies examines the rulebook and the impact of materials on sport.
  • Come in: the self-maintaining wood cabin

    Materials World magazine
    With no road access, this emergency shelter in the Norwegian mountains was assembled to be almost maintenance-free.
  • Cut through the layers

    Materials World magazine
    Two things have become clear in the current debate around plastic packaging – consumers need to value the material more and producers need to be incentivised to use a higher amount of recycled content
  • Second lease of life

    Materials World magazine
    A UK company reuses ring pulls to design sustainable luxury handbags.
  • Bury it

    Materials World magazine
    With plastic packaging under attack for its environmental credentials, how can its design be improved for reuse and how viable are alternative wrapping materials? Ines Nastali investigates.
  • The universal way

    Materials World magazine
    This month, Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Roger, looks at an improved method for hardness testing.
  • Imprinted

    Clay Technology magazine
    After his father died, Danish artist Dan Stockholm created a special memorial.

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