Oxford Brookes University to play a leading role in electric car driving project

The Sustainable Vehicle Engineering Centre (SVEC) at Oxford Brookes University was recently named as part of a winning bid, led by BMW Group, for funding from the Technology Strategy Board as part of the Ultra Low Carbon Vehicle Demonstrator Competition.

Adhesion Society Inc: 2010 Conference and Short Course

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
Details on the 33 rd Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Adhesion Society Inc. are now available. As is the programme of the short course on adhesion and adhesives which is run in conjunction with the conference. The venue is Hilton Dayton Oceanfront Resort in Daytona Beach Florida and the short course and conference run from 19-24 February 2010.

Nanotechnologies: influence and inform the UK strategy

Nano Committee
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is inviting views to assist t he Government in developing a strategy for nanotechnologies.

Deadline approaching for CEnv fast track

Members have until the end of August to take advantage of the fast track accreditation for Chartered Environmentalist status.
Wienerberger's Warnham brickworks currently produces 65 million units per year

Clay bricks receive environmental accreditation

Clay Technology magazine
Clay building products made at Warnham brickworks in Horsham, UK, are the first to be accredited with the Building Research Establishment’s environmental and sustainability standard BES 6001, claims owners of the site Wienerberger.