Digging deep

Materials World magazine
The UK mining industry is showing a new focus working on a narrower range than in the past. Frances Perry attended the IOM3 conference, Current Developments in the UK Mining Industry to discover more.

Shaping young minds

Materials World magazine
Dr Andrew Russell argues that personal mentoring for young engineering graduates is fundamental to foster their careers.

Where’s the next generation of packaging technologists?

Materials World magazine
At the Packaging Innovations 2017 event, held at Olympia, London, from 13-14 September, a range of companies and people gathered to dissect the latest developments in the industry. However, there was also a focus on the future, as Gary Peters reports.

Molecule order in polymer chains controlled

Materials World magazine
Researchers at Hiroshima University have developed a method that regulates the order molecules take when they form long chain polymers. Kathryn Allen reports.

One injection, many doses

Materials World magazine
A new 3D fabrication method could allow polymer microparticles to administer multiple drug doses from just one injection.