News on the Natural Materials Association

The Institute recently launched a Natural Materials Association to expand its offering to members and to support the community with a multidisciplinary group.

Adhesive Bonding Technical Workshops

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
TWI announces plans for modular courses based on the Adhesive Bonder syllabus

Call for papers for Materials Congress

Materials Congress 2010 – Materials for Extreme Environments and Times is inviting papers until 31 March. To be held from 20-23 September in Kuala Lumpur, the technical programme will explore materials and processes that can meet industry and society demand.

Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering publishes special issue on manufacturing and design of composites

The December special issue of Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering contains 14 contributions reporting the latest research in the manufacturing, design and recycling of advanced polymer matrix composites.

Applied Earth Science publishes special issue on chromitite deposits

Published in December 2009, this special issue of Applied Earth Science is dedicated to advances in the understanding of chromitite deposits. The issue consists of papers specially commissioned by the guest editors, Sisir K. Mondal, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Iain McDonald, Cardiff University, UK, to review current research in this field.