Nuclear plans for Brexit

As the UK continues on its difficult path towards Brexit in March 2019, there is little said so far about European collaborative research and how this might continue with UK participation post-Brexit. Kevin Mottershead, Mark Chatterton and John Sharples describe some of these activities in nuclear research.

Q&A with research fellow Dr Rebecca Boston

Idha Valeur talks to Dr Rebecca Boston, research fellow, about her career and how she secured five years of funding for her research into controlling crystal growth in materials.

Bonded to unethical bricks

Ellis Davies looks into the unethical manufacture of bricks, and the effect of bonded labour on the industry.

Capaccioli then and now

Fjorela Spaho profiles Capaccioli, Italy, a supplier of machinery and complete plants for the heavy clay industry.

The future of manufacturing

John Grew, Site Engineering Manager at Ibstock Brick Ltd, and Stephen Mitchell, Director of Apprenticeship and Technical Training at EEF, UK, talk to Ellis Davies about the future of manufacturing in the UK.