• Fellows in the news

    Professor Challapalli Suryanarayana FIMMM has been ranked 40th in a list of the top 100 researchers of the past decade, and Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FRS FREng FIMMM has been awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society.
  • Fibre-reinforced composites toughen up

    Materials World magazine
    The addition of silica nanoparticles to rubber-toughened epoxy could improve the fracture and fatigue resistance of fibre-reinforced composites (FRC) without impacting on the materials’ processing.
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    Emission-free photodiodes

    Materials World magazine
    A nanocrystalline photodiode, which splits hydrogen and oxygen, could result in emission-free energy harvesting devices.
  • Swinburne Lecture delivered in Belfast

    The Polymer Society
    On 24 March 2011 Professor Ton Peijs from Queen Mary University of London delivered the prestigious Swinburne Lecture to an audience gathered at the International Conference on the Manufacturing of Advanced Composites (ICMAC) held in Belfast, UK.
  • Call for Papers: Adhesion Society Inc.

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    The Adhesion Society Inc. is now seeking papers for its 35 th Annual Meeting.
  • Optical devices enter third dimension

    Materials World magazine
    The prospect of replacing electronic computers with optically based devices has come a step closer with a novel laser technique.
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    Nanoglaze for rainy days

    Wood Focus magazine
    Nanoscale additives have been applied to improve the weather-protection and anti-fungal action of 2-in-1 water-based glazing systems used in outdoor wood applications.
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    Stay in the frame - EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

    Materials World magazine
    Optimum preparation for the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) for research and technical development is essential to survive the critical stages of elimination. Paul Drath of Singleimage Ltd, Cambridge, UK, gives guidance on how to get it right first time.
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    Time for T-shaped people

    Materials World magazine
    With the recession slashing training budgets, Michael Bennett finds out other ways employees can widen their skill set.
  • Adhesion '11

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    The full programme and Registration documentation for this event is now ready.