• Keynote Speaker - Dr Dan Kells, BAE Systems

    Materials issues in defence and security

    Defence, Safety and Security Committee
    The Welding and Joining Society hosted the Materials Technical Group Meeting on 9 June 2010 at TWI Cambridge Conference Centre and captured some of the ongoing issues and latest developments, initiatives centred in Defence and Security through presentations and discussions.
  • Batteries power on

    Materials World magazine
    A novel computer model is said to have yielded new titanate structures for improved performance of rechargeable lithium ion batteries used in consumer electronics and electric vehicles.
  • IOM3 Medals and Prizes 2010 winners

    The Institute has announced the 2010 winners of its Medals and Prizes.
  • Materials Science & Engineering Spotlight

    Maney Publishing
    Maney Publishing is the official publisher for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM 3 ). IOM 3 members have free online access to the Institute’s refereed journals via Ingenta. View this article to find out more about our journals in the Materials Science & Engineering collection.
  • Driving forward with cellulosic fibres

    Wood Focus magazine
    Replacing the glass fibres in sheet moulding compound (SMC) automotive parts with natural wood or plant cellulosic fibres is the focus of research at the College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University, USA. The team claims this will reduce the cost of vehicle components, as well as improve their environmental credentials by employing a lighter weight, non-petroleum based, biodegradable and organic component.
  • Medite’s research team explore modified materials for the wood panel products industry

    Science talks - research and development in wood technology

    Wood Focus magazine
    Research and development is only a worthwhile quest for those capable of playing the long game, as trial and error is a key part of the journey. Geoff Rhodes, Marketing and Business Development Director at Coillte Panel Products, talks to Rupal Mehta about the benefits of scientific experimentation.
  • Research Councils UK - ENERGY - For a Low Carbon Future

    Energy Programme – CAS Call for Collaborative Research with China on Solar Cells, Solar Fuels and Fuel Cells

    Energy Materials Group
    The Research Councils UK Energy Programme wishes to develop collaborative projects between the UK and China in partnership with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in the field of solar cells, solar fuels and fuel cells.
  • Journal of the Month: Materials Science and Technology

    Maney Publishing
    Materials Science and Technology is Maney's JOURNAL OF THE MONTH! Visit our Journal of the Month page to view FREE CONTENT ONLINE and much more including: meet the Editor, Associate Editor profiles, the history of MST, the latest cutting edge information on 3D imaging, the wealth of content in the archives and other exciting features of this eminent journal!
  • Farewell to BS 5268. Welcome to Eurocodes.

    The Wood Technology Society
    31 March 2010 saw the withdrawal of all parts BS 5268. For timber and wood-based products, BS 5268-2 is superseded by Eurocode 5 (EC5) or to be more precise BS EN 1995 - Design of Timber Structures
  • Top 10 papers for materials science and engineering journals freely available online

    Maney Publishing
    Top 10 papers for journals within the materials science and engineering collection are freely available online in 2010. The collections represent the best articles published in the journal over the last five years, with some of which receiving a publication award from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. The top 10 were selected for their presentation of outstanding new research and valuable reviews of the field. Articles are available for free through individual journal websites, or at the Maney Material Science & Engineering Spotlight.