Virtual benefits to materials science

Materials World magazine
Virtual reality and materials science may not seem like a natural pairing, but it might offer more than expected. UC Merced’s Dr Lilian Davila speaks to Khai Trung Le about its potential in teaching and research.

Hydronium-ion battery is world’s first

Materials World magazine
A new battery has the potential to provide sustainable, high-power energy storage.

Trump moves to save USA coal

Materials World magazine
As President Trump looks to rejuvenate the USA’s coal industry, Khai Trung Le investigates recent claims, opportunities and closures.

Last chance to register for PVC 2017

The Polymer Society
Registrations are still open for the world’s leading forum on vinyl, PVC 2017. Visitors can still sign up online to attend. The Triennial PVC Conference will be held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel in Brighton, UK from 25–27 April 2017.

WIM seminar success in Birmingham

Women in Materials, Minerals & Mining (WIM3)
The IOM3 Women in Materials group held a successful seminar on mentoring and career development in Birmingham on 29 March