Features

Funding and the Future

Idha Valeur investigates the lay of the funding-land, the current R&D situation in the UK and what to expect with Brexit looming in the new year.

The hard tests

Determining material hardness is a process that has been around for over 250 years, and it shows no signs falling down the pecking order. Materials World speaks to Sean Malloy who examines some of the most common tests being used in materials development.

Material Marvels: Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle returned to the public eye when Prince Harry married Meghan Markle on 19 May 2018. But the castle itself is the star, spanning Norman, gothic, medieval, Tudor, baroque and modern eras and styles. Ceri Jones takes a look at this building so deeply rooted in British history.

Retrofitting and updating

Wolfgang Decker, Global Managing Director at Accenture, Germany, explores the complications and challenges of retrofitting machinery and systems to the Industrial Internet of Things.

Metallurgy in the UK

Qualifications in metallurgy are increasingly diminishing in the UK. Richard Brown of M&C Educational Training Services Ltd discusses the current situation and how metallurgy training can be saved.

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