• Journal of the Month: Materials Science and Technology

    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 For timber and wood-based products, BS 5268-2 is superseded by Eurocode 5 (EC5) or to be more precise BS EN 1995 - Design of Timber Structures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

    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.
  • Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (NAMRC) launch, December 2009

    Energy Materials Group
    The Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (NAMRC) led by the University of Sheffield with Rolls-Royce and supported by the University of Manchester will be based at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Sheffield.
  • Ben Whiteside launching the MNT Centre

    Polymer Process Engineering 09 – a polymer micro and nano technology focus

    The Polymer Society
    The biennial Polymer Process Engineering international meeting was held in the Norcroft Conference Centre, Bradford on 27-28 October 2009
  • Model behaviour of ceramic and intermetallic alloys

    Materials World magazine
    Physical modelling to bridge the knowledge gaps between the atomistic and macroscopic levels of intermetallic alloys and ceramic coatings is under development.
  • Shopping list

    Food for thought - active and intelligent packaging

    Packaging Professional magazine
    The EU adopted a regulation this year governing active and intelligent materials and products that come into contact with food. Dr Alistair Irvine, Principal Consultant in Food Packaging Safety at Pira International, in Leatherhead, UK, welcomes the move.
  • Sara Lee's Simple Sweets

    Cooking up a treat in packaging at Sara Lee

    Packaging Professional magazine
    The Kitchens of Sara Lee, a 120,000sqft centre at Downers Grove, USA, opened earlier this year, bringing together 100 packaging designers, engineers, scientists and chefs under one roof for the first time. Meagan Ellis spoke to Glenn Ventrell, Director of Packaging Innovation and Development, about the firm’s plans for the future.
  • nano-coating

    Coated in nano-controversy?

    Materials World magazine
    Nano-enabled coatings have been widely championed over the last decade, but, to-date, applications commercialised successfully have been small volume, high added value products. Delegates at the Nano-enabled Coatings event, held on 23 September in London, UK, believe the time has arrived for the breakthrough into large volume, mass applications.
  • Beilby Medal and Prize seeking applicants

    The annual Beilby Medal and Prize is seeking nominations for the 2010 award.