Electrically driven polymerisation

Materials World magazine
The developers of the atom transfer radical polymerisation process for making industrial plastics have conceived an electrically driven alternative that they say gives greater control and promises lower environmental impact.

Stronger steel in a flash

Materials World magazine
A novel rapid heating and cooling process for producing advanced high strength steel (AHSS) microstructures could lead to lighter, stronger components for the transportation, heavy equipment and defence sectors.

Consultation on forests and woods

The Wood Technology Society
The Independent Panel on Forestry is inviting all those interested in forests and woods to share their views in a public c on versati on .

Institute Fellow Sir Colin Humphreys becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society

Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FREng FIMMM has been awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society.

2010 Annual Review now available

The Institute's 2010 Annual Report and financial statements have been published.