Young Persons’ Lecture Competition 2008

Heats of the 2008 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition have started.

Iron and Steel Society Medals 2007

The Iron & Steel Society
The 2007 Iron and Steel Society Medals and Prizes were presented to the recipients at a dinner held at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining on 27 November 2007.

Sensor fabric assists bra designers

Materials Science & Technology Division
An intelligent fabric has been used to monitor motion under sporting activity, that in most bras can lead to shoulder discomfort via the straps. The feedback has given designers a useful insight into how their new products really perform.
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Launch of Energy Materials Strategic Research Agenda

The Energy Materials Strategic Research Agenda, unveiled on 4 December, focuses on security of energy supply and climate change.

Technology Strategy Board 'to invest £12m in R&D of new materials technologies for energy'

Automotive Division
The Technology Strategy Board and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council are investing £12m in UK research into materials technologies that will help meet the country’s energy challenges.