Expansion of the Euradh Group

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
The European Adhesion Group [Euradh] has expanded to include the Portuguese Adhesion Society.

Vinyltec® 2012 Conference Registration Open

The Polymer Society
The annual SPE's VINYLTEC® 2012 Conference, Versatile Vinyl Plastic: Formulating for the Future will be held on October 22-24 at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare Hotel, Chicago, Illinois USA

Semta announce new grant to encourage SMEs to hire graduates

Semta has announced that it will be administering a new grant aimed at supporting UK-based advanced manufacturing and engineering SMEs in employing and training graduates

Viewpoint: Bringing the heat - piezoelectric thermal capacity for new applications

Materials World magazine
Raising the thermal capacity of piezoelectric materials will open up a host of new applications. Dr Tim Stevenson, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Leeds, UK, discusses a newly launched three-year project

World of pane for nuclear waste - vitrification for safe disposal

Materials World magazine
Cement containers are the current storage method for intermediate level nuclear waste in the UK, several processes that turn radioactive intermediate level waste into glass have been developed to an inactive pilot-scale level in the past decade