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Dixan laundry product packaging

Shapely stuff - Influence of shape on product design

Products using interesting and unusual shapes to attract consumer attention.

Storing by numbers - Magnetic data storage

The role of numerical modelling in developing magnetic storage technologies.

Wall-to-wall - magnetic properties of nanostructures

Research into the magnetic properties of nanostructures, and the application of nanomagnetism on hard disc drive (HDD) magnetic information storage systems, diagnostics, controlled drug delivery. Methods used include magnetic imaging and modelling as well as characterisation.
Elderly person opening packaging

Pensioner power - Packaging problems for elderly consumers

Elderly consumers often have problems with packaging. Packaging designers who address multiple minor impairments of dexterity, mobility, memory, eyesight and hearing that affect the older age group can reap the benefits.

To the extreme - Magnetic materials under extreme conditions

The development of novel magnetic materials that can be used in extreme environments requires a number of measurement techniques that can determine the properties for conditions of use.

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