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Radioactive waste disposal

Radioactive waste disposal demands robust materials. Dr Robert Winsley MIMMM, Materials Scientist and Senior Scientific Adviser at Radioactive Waste Management in Didcot, UK, explains how corrosion science is informing choices.

Mental health and wellbeing resources in the UK

As a follow-up to their successful INWED online seminar on 23 June, WIM3 have published a list of mental health and wellbeing resources in the UK

Covid-19 leads to bottled up frustration for PET

One of the effects of the coronarvirus pandemic is that consumer behaviour in terms of buying and consuming goods has changed in line with restricted supplies and access to retail sites says Susan Mair, Petrochemical Analyst at ICIS.
Attendees interacted through 3D avatars at the world’s first virtual scientific conference for Women in Graphene

Women lead the way in virtual conferencing

In light of worldwide event cancellations, scientists are rethinking how they network. Today, researchers are turning to online platforms to connect with others. Luciana Löberg, events manager for the Graphene Flagship, looks at how virtual events embrace diversity

From Coca-Cola to Swarovski - simply add electronic sparkle

How do you delight consumers, provide instant feedback or provide a load-bearing circuit? Large companies are increasingly turning to printed and flexible electronics. Katherine Williams found out more