Q&A – Henk van Alphen on the mining industry

Rhiannon Garth Jones talks to Henk van Alphen about his career in the mining industry and why lithium is so important

Building out of poverty

The future of urban development requires planning and appropriate materials. Alastair Marsh argues that geopolymers could be a part of the solution

Materials on two wheels

Simon Frost looks at the history and cutting edge of materials in bicycle manufacture

What’s fair and what’s foul?

The materials revolution may have passed, but sportspeople still push the bounds of technology to gain a competitive edge. Eoin Redahan reports

Q&A on becoming chartered

Natalie Daniels talks to Dr Siddharth Patwardhan about how becoming chartered has been professionally rewarding