Modelling e-recycling systems

Materials World magazine
A first-principles approach to modelling the efficiency of e-waste recycling systems may be available soon. The technique also links product design to materials liberation during recycling, enabling it to be used with CAD tools and allowing design engineers to perform design for recycling.

Beilby Medal and Prize seeking nominations

The annual Beilby Medal and Prize is open for nominations until 31 December.

Materials Science & Engineering Spotlight

Maney Publishing is the official publisher for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM 3 ). Members of the Institute can enjoy free access to the Institute’s refereed journals. View this article to find out more about Maney’s journals in the Materials Science & Engineering collection and how to access content.

Tribology: Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces publishes special issue on Micro/nanotribology

The latest issue of Tribology: Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces presents a selection of papers on the theme of micro- and nanotribology, a relatively new but rapidly growing branch of materials science that is expected to provide an important bridge between science and technology. Members of the Institute can enjoy free access to this issue and all of the Institute’s refereed journals.

Local Society of the Year competition

The Institute's Local Society of the Year competition is seeking entries.