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Mark Miodownik on the future of materials science

Mark Miodownik, Professor of Materials and Society at University College London, and Director of the Institute of Making, talks to Ellis Davies about his career and the future of materials science.

Spotlight: How to... use CT scanning in well bore analysis

Ben Morgan of Nikon Metrology explains how the company’s computed tomography scans of rock core samples have been used to improve oil and gas flow predictions.

Spotlight: How to... use the USF-2000A ultrasonic fatigue testing system

Trevor Wright, MTM Technical Specialist at analytical instruments company Shimadzu UK Limited, talks through the USF-2000A system and how it can be used to test metal samples.

How to... use plasma treatment in electron microscopy

Henniker Scientific Ltd, UK, explain the advantages of using plasma treatment to maintain microscopy equipment.

Q&A – Laura Jones

Kathryn Allen talks to Laura Jones CEng CEnv FIMMM about her career and chartership.

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