Celebrating 50 years of solidification research

The Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology, a Specialist Research Institute at Brunel University, is to host an international symposium marking 50 years of achievement and innovation in solidification and casting.

Prime Minister launches £1m Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, worth £1m, has been launched by David Cameron to celebrate work that benefits society and to inspire young people to become engineers.

DIP 2012 coverage

Fellows' Lounge
The Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) 2012 competition, sponsored by IOM3, has received coverage in a plastics title.

Spotlight on Surface Engineering

Fellows' Lounge
Maney Publishing's journal of the month is Surface Engineering.

Metal theft thought to have led to X Factor delay

With the value of metals rising, metal theft is an increasing problem. There have been several high-profile cases recently, with one incident at an electricity substation leaving a man in hospital and another thought to have caused technical difficulties during the ITV programme The X Factor.