Cork helps give 3D graphene structures elasticity

Graphene, the ultra-thin and highly electrically conductive material, is at the forefront of much modern-day research - the ancient, natural material, cork, has now opened new doors for its application

Nampak to Sponsor Starpack Schools and Students Award Overall Winner

Nampak join the Starpack Awards as sponsor of the overall winner
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Materials KTN showcases achievements at House of Lords

The Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (Materials KTN) showcased its achievements at an event at the House of Lords on 28 November

Institute magazine reporter wins Writer of the Year Award

Congratulations to the Institute's Senior Reporter Eoin Redahan on winning Writer of the Year at the 2012 PPA Independent Publishers Awards
Dan Watson, designer of SafetyNet

Design Innovation in Plastics winner scoops first prize in James Dyson Award

The Polymer Society
The SafetyNet design, a net modification to enable more sustainable trawler fishing, tackles a global issue ignored by established industries in a new and inventive way