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Making a non-toxic wood glue

Cambond Ltd Founder Xiaobin Zhao discusses how algae can replace formaldehyde resins in wood panel products.

Patent of the Month – composite material processing

A patent relating to a novel method for composite material processing is discussed by Dr Tahsin Ali Kassam at The IP Asset Partnership Ltd.

Q&A with Carmel Grant from IfATE

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) Deputy Director for Technical Education, Carmel Grant, talks to Idha Valeur about T Levels, the curriculum and benefits.

T Levels – the positives and potential pitfalls

The education sector is giving technical skills another try by launching T Levels, but how will they work? Idha Valeur talks to the industry about the positives, negatives and actions required to ensure T Levels are a success.

Material Marvels: La Specola Observatory

From medieval prison tower to observatory and now museum, La Specola has a rich history of redefining itself. Idha Valeur looks into how the building has been adapted for purpose and how it is maintained.