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Obituary – Professor Ernest Hondros CMG FRS

Professor Ernest Hondros, a British materials scientist, innovator, leader, and friend to many, spent much of his working life at the National Physical Laboratory and did much to promote materials science research nationally and internationally.

Safeguarding Scotland’s Energy Resources

Scotland was a leader in the development of oil shale up to the 1960's. Is it time for a return?

Fred Starr recollects: Brief Encounter

Fred Starr recalls his efforts to discuss metal dusting in 1997 and how they were sabotaged

Q&A with Rhys Archer, winner of I’m an Engineer get me out of here

From investigating carbon composites to winning I'm an Engineer, Get me out of here, Rhys Archer discusses her winding path into materials science

Material of the month – Leather

Anna Ploszajski delves into the history of one of mankind’s longest used natural resources.