SAA Seminar: Adhesives in Extreme Environments

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
A full report on the Society for Adhesion and Adhesives one-day symposium on Adhesives in Extreme Environments is now available.
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Special issue of Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering

Maney Publishing
The recently published 2011:4 issue of the journal Plastics, Rubber and Composites : Macromolecular Engineering ( PRC:ME ) focuses on the modelling of elastomeric materials and products. G uest edited by Dr James Busfield, Queen Mary, University of London, UK, the special issue presents a selection of papers based on presentations at the meeting on this topic organised by the Rubber in Engineering Group (RIEG) of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining in October 2010.

'Super Glue' Inventor Remembered

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
The world of adhesion and adhesives was saddened by the news that Dr Harry Coover, inventor of cyanoacrylate adhesives, which are now universally known as ‘Super Glue’, had died on 26 March 2011 at his home in Kingsport, Tennessee, at the ripe old age of 94 years.

Polymers in Dentistry - Call for Papers

The Polymer Society
The Materials KTN, in collaboration with the Polymer Society, are organising a one day seminar on Polymers in Dentistry that will be held on 7 July 2011 at IOM3, London.

Skills for Sustainable Growth - Have your Say survey

The Ceramics Society
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has devised an online survey to gather experiences of providing training for staff, and obtaining views on how Government, colleges and training providers can help businesses access the skills they need.