• They came from outer space

    Materials World magazine
    The University of Glasgow has co-developed a device that uses muons to detect radiation. Khai Trung Le talks to Dr Craig Shearer on its development.
  • The world of fusion

    Materials World magazine
    In the wake of recent advances in fusion energy, Ellis Davies investigates the ever on the horizon technology.
  • IRC 2019 International Rubber Conference – change of date to 3-5 September 2019

    The 3-day International Rubber Conference 2019 (IRC 2019) will now take place on 3-5 September 2019. The event venue will remain unchanged - Kia Oval, London, UK.
  • EMG August 2018 newsletter now available

    Energy Materials Group
    Issue #16 of the EMG topical e-Newsletter is now available
  • Powering the pits

    Materials World magazine
    As pressure mounts on mining companies to improve their environmental image, are renewable sources of energy the answer? Kathryn Allen asks Charles Hendry, former Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
  • A future for Wales

    Materials World magazine
    Wales is the most EU funded region – per head – in the UK, but has historically been overlooked by the UK government for research and innovation funding. With the Brexit result still uncertain, Ellis Davies takes a look at the Welsh government’s plan for the future of research and innovation in Wales.
  • Converting the supply

    Materials World magazine
    The UK wants to reduce carbon emissions by 80% of 1990 levels by 2050. A recent Westminster Forum debate discussed what role hydrogen will play in future supply
  • 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
  • Oil rigs may end their days as valuable artificial reefs

    Materials World magazine
    Researchers encourage environmental authorities across the globe to rethink the idea of removing oil rigs, wind turbines, and other installations in the sea when they are worn out.