High-temperature composites for aerospace

University of Birmingham Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering, Jon Binner FIMMM, discusses ceramics being tested to withstand 3,000 degrees C for potential aerospace use.

Solid-state batteries

Ilika Product Commercialisation Manager, Denis Pasero, discusses the prospects of solid-state batteries in electric vehicles with Anthony Caggiano.

Assessing composite joints on ships

Lightweighting ship joints can help facilitate ship fuel reductions. Geir Ólafsson, Rachael Tighe, Stephen Boyd, Richard Trumper and Janice M Dulieu-Barton discuss a method for testing composite joints in maritime applications.

Plasma as a chemistry delivery method

Molecular Plasma Group CEO, Marc Jacobs, and Jackweld Ltd Director Stuart Jackman, explain how a molecular plasma technology can help multiple materials to bond.

Returning to work after a career-break, where to go for help?

Re-entering the workforce after a career break can be intimidating and challenging. Several trusts, firms and companies offer advice, programmes and returnships to help people back into work. Idha Valeur talks to returnees about offered support.