Thermoplastic breakdown - improved performance and biodegradability

Packaging Professional magazine
Iron and natural fatty acids have been added to thermoplastics to improve the performance of barrier packaging and enable biodegradability

P&DE Board Reports Progress on Member Survey feedback

Energy Transition Group
Following on from the membership survey in 2011,

Nominations invited for Beilby Award 2013

The Beilby award recognises significant contributions to applied materials science, chemical engineering or energy efficiency

For shale signs - Factors for and against fracking

Materials World magazine
Fracking for shale gas in the UK is a controversial topic. A Law Society debate considered the evidence

Print like an Egyptian - 3D printable ceramics

Materials World magazine
Developing a 3D printable self-glazing ceramic inspired by Egyptian faience – a technique used in jewellery making - offers the opportunity to produce shapes that are impossible using conventional processes