• Splitting the water atom

    Materials World magazine
    A new theoretical material could split water into hydrogen and oxygen, lending new strengths for solar energy.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Church and university speak out against the North Sea

    Materials World magazine
    Following dissent from the University of Edinburgh and the Church of Scotland, Khai Trung Le looks at support for the North Sea within the country.
  • Country report: Canada

    Materials World magazine
    Canada faces difficult choices as it balances energy security and emission reduction targets with its oil-friendly expeditions. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Silicon sandwich

    Materials World magazine
    As silicon-based solar cells approach their maximum theoretical efficiency, perovskite-silicon double junction cells could be the next standard form for solar cells.
  • 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.
  • Plastics: A Vision for a Circular Economy

    The Polymer Society
    A British Plastics Federation vision improving the environment for the next generation