Barry Jones FInstPkg receives Outstanding Service Award

The Packaging Society
Barry Jones was recently presented with his 2011 Outstanding Service Award.

Professor Dr.-Ing. Walter Brockmann

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
It is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of Professor Dr.-Ing. Walter Brockmann. His colleague, Paul Geiß, provides a moving obituary.

Fellows in the news

Professor Challapalli Suryanarayana FIMMM has been ranked 40th in a list of the top 100 researchers of the past decade, and Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FRS FREng FIMMM has been awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society.

PVC conference hailed a success

The Polymer Society
More than 400 delegates attended the IOM3 conference PVC 2011, held from 12-14 April in Brighton.

New sales team for the Institute

The Institute’s newly created Sales and Marketing Department has now taken over responsibility for media sales in member publications.