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International impact: how Institute membership will take you far

Like most young people, I joined the then Institute of Materials because I thought it would be good to be a member of a professional organisation, and that it might be of benefit to my career. Little did I know when I joined just over 10 years ago of the doors that would open to me and the opportunities that would arise as a result of membership.

Obituary - John Tattersall CEng MIMMM

John Tattersall was ex-President of the Hong Kong Branch and an internationally renowned engineering geologist.

Obituary - Barry Smale-Adams OBE FREng FIMMM

Barry Smale-Adams was a Fellow of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, a member of Council, and President 1983–1984.

Women in Engineering - A tale of two careers

Meet two of the Institute’s female members and find out more about their careers. Part of this issue's special section on Women in Engineering

Dealing with the deficit - women in engineering

Almost half co-ed maintained schools in the UK do not send even one girl to study A-Level physics. And yet women have successful careers in the sector. What can be done to redress the balance? Louise Kittle spoke to women working in materials science and engineering about the issues facing the industry.