One step back, two steps forward - low tech African healthcare

Materials World magazine
The lack of infrastructure in the developing world means that healthcare and water provision sometimes require a stripped-down technological approach

Diamond: Light for Metallurgy. Tuesday 20th November

Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association
Details of the next evening lecture
Materials Challenges for Nuclear Fission

Materials Challenges for Nuclear Fission

High Temperature Materials Committee
This one day event offers a number of talks on key aspects of the materials challenge underpinning nuclear fission and gives participants the opportunity to share ideas through discussion

Nominations for IOM3 Awards and Prizes 2013

Last chance: Nominations are invited for recognition of personal achievement or published work in the Institute's Awards and Prizes for 2013. Deadline 9 Nov

More taste, less waste - extending shelf-life

Packaging Professional magazine
Nano and digital technologies are proving critical in extending the shelf life of packaged food products in a bid to eliminate waste. Melanie Rutherford takes a look at the latest advances.