2018 Copper Education Competition Launched

Schools Affiliate Scheme
The Copper Development Association launches its 2018 competition for schools.

Picking up the pace

Materials World magazine
Ellis Davies reports on a new method to produce single-crystal graphene in larger quantities.

Get talking: Why plastic-free aisles will not help the environment

Materials World magazine
Barry Turner responds to recent calls for supermarkets to implement a plastic-free aisle initiative.

Patent of the month: Thermally insulating polymer-aerogel foam

Materials World magazine
Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes a thermoplastic polymer foam aerogel composite.

Neutron beam cast on welds

Materials World magazine
A new study recommends that improvements and alternatives to spot welding should be developed for the automotive industry. Simon Frost reports.