Features

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
Jeremy English

We need a ‘science first’, ‘fact-based’ approach to Fire Safety Bill

Jeremy English, Sales Director at Södra Wood Ltd, Gloucester, UK, states that a ‘science first’, ‘fact-based’ approach is required to the Fire Safety Bill.
Masked doctor

Nine-day wonder – the nascency of Nightingale Hospital amid COVID-19

Fangcang shelter hospitals were established in China early in the COVID-19 outbreak, the UK take is the NHS Nightingale Hospital. Katherine Williams explores the story behind its creation.

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