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Obituary - Professor Paul O'Brien FREng FRS CEng FIMMM

Paul O’Brien was a well-loved academic whose work to generate new soft processing pathways to semiconductor materials led to successful spin outs capacity-building in Africa

Spotlight: How to... reduce plastic packaging wall thickness using injection compression moulding

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s UK packaging expert Kevin Heap talks through the commercial and ecological benefits of injection compression moulding and how the technique compares with traditional moulding of ultra-thin plastic packaging.

Q&A with research fellow Dr Rebecca Boston

Idha Valeur talks to Dr Rebecca Boston, research fellow, about her career and how she secured five years of funding for her research into controlling crystal growth in materials.

Spotlight: How to... use metal injection moulding

Andrew Almond of European Powder Metallurgy Association* explains the metal injection moulding process and its benefits.

Metallurgy in the UK

Qualifications in metallurgy are increasingly diminishing in the UK. Richard Brown of M&C Educational Training Services Ltd discusses the current situation and how metallurgy training can be saved.

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