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Material of the month: Superhydrophobic materials - surface properties

Maria Felice examines superhydrophobic materials

Spotlight: Under The microscope - improved analysis equipment

Rachel Lawler looks at the latest developments in microscopy and analysis equipment
Members of the YMC with the winning team

Matopoly - orienteering with (fun)damental materials science

On 27 April the Younger Members' Committee hosted a Matopoly social and networking event in London. Dr Kate Thornton, a member of the YMC and one of the organisers of the event, described Matopoly as a stretegic team orienteering challenge, with a materials science theme.

Working abroad

Working abroad can be a rewarding experience at any point in your career and can open up new opportunities and extend your network of contacts. Travel and overseas job postings can provide you with an excellent chance to raise your profile within your company and more widely in your industry.