Student Bursaries for Materials Entrepreneurs

Sixteen sponsored bursaries are being offered to student entrepreneurs to attend the one-day conference The Materials Entrepreneur: Taking your Innovations Forwards, on 19 April 2010 in London. Apply before 26 March for a place.

2010 Davidge Medal: call for entries

Call for entries now open for the 2010 Davidge Medal; an annual prize for the best literature review by a PhD student on an innovative topic in ceramics. It commemorates the distinguished contributions to the science and application of ceramics made by the late Roger Davidge (1936 -97). The Medal is open to postgraduates studying for a materials science and engineering related qualification at any academic institution worldwide. Initial submissions are due by Friday 30 April 2010 .

David Eaves wins SWMA Lecture Competition Heat

South Wales Materials Association
David Eaves wins the SWMA Lecture Competitions Local Heat

Call for proposals on rotor blade scintillation

Defence, Safety and Security Committee
The UK's Ministry of Defence is calling for research proposals on helicopter rotor blade scintillation.

Dr Martin Brunnock (SWMA Vice-President) receives FIMMM

South Wales Materials Association
Dr Martin Brunnock (SWMA Vice-President) receives FIMMM Award