Making materials

Ashley Pursglove* explores the journey of materials development company Mμrex through projects, from medical devices to recycled plastics.

Q&A: Paul Davies

Paul Davies, Head of Engineering at University of South Wales, UK, talks to Ellis Davies about the university’s new aerospace academy in Dubai, UAE.

Welsh mining’s comeback

Welsh minerals has a glittering revival. Michael Schwartz takes a look.

A virtual factory for steel

Professor Steve Brown, Professor Claire Davis and Professor Martin Brunnock, look into how £7m of funding for a new virtual factory will aid the future of UK steel.

A centenary celebration for women’s engineering

The Women’s Engineering Society has seen some significant figures and important events in both equality and engineering. Dawn Bonfield looks over the society’s last 100 years.