• 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
  • EMG June 2018 newsletter now available

    Energy Materials Group
    The Energy Materials Board is please to announce that Issue #15 of the EMG-Newsletter is now available
  • Tungsten too brittle for nuclear fusion reactors

    Materials World magazine
    Researchers find tungsten – a favoured choice of metal within nuclear reactors – is liable to become brittle, leading to failure.
  • Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting on 10 July

    IOM3
    An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Institute will be held on 10 July at 297 Euston Road, London, immediately following the Institute's 2018 AGM
  • Bending for power

    Materials World magazine
    Deformed crystals used in solar cell semiconductors could make for more efficient photovoltaic panels. Ines Nastali reports.
  • The right temperature

    Materials World magazine
    The temperature at which volcanic rock cracks to create columnar formations, such as those seen at the Giant’s Causeway, has been identified to be between 840–890oC, giving new understanding to geothermal energy systems. Ellis Davies reports.
  • Lithium in the future

    Materials World magazine
    On 9–10 April 2018, the Geological Society held the Lithium: From Exploration to End-User conference as part of their 2018 Year of Resources. Ellis Davies reports.

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