The pathway to chartership

Are you thinking of becoming professionally registered? Ian Bowbrick and Deborah Seddon identify the steps to help you on your way to achieving Chartered Engineer status

Opinion: publish or perish?

Dr Paul Coxon reflects on a recent Royal Society paper discussing poor scientific practices.

Q&A with Chief Executive of the British Ceramics Confederation

DR Laura Cohen MBE CEng FIMMM, Chief Executive of the British Ceramic Confederation discusses the impact of Brexit on ceramics and what is holding back innovation in the industry.

Edith and Hans honours brick making in Bristol

Sarah Staton talks to Khai Trung Le on the unveiling of the University of Bristol’s Stoke Bishop-based ‘social sculpture’, Edith and Hans, to honour the city’s historic connections with brick making.

Q&A with Health Ceramics tilemaker Tung Chiang

California tilemaker Heath Ceramics has been throwing clay since 1948. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen speaks to Heath Clay Studio Director, Tung Chiang, about the challenge of mastering glazes, how low firing techniques are the way forward and why there’s no such thing as a perfectly formed tile.