A waste disaster avoided

Materials World magazine
Waste left over from aid efforts following disasters can produce a large amount of plastic pollution. Ellis Davies reports on a new study into ways to deal with it.

Pursuing the smart factory

Materials World magazine
Dr Cinzia Giannetti, Senior Lecturer of Engineering at Swansea University, UK, talks about her smart factory project and collaboration with packaging manufacturer, Crown.

Animal chatter speeds up material testing

Materials World magazine
Sonar techniques can characterise soft materials at high speeds and with greater accuracy.

Parsons 2019 - Call for Papers

Call for Papers now open for the 2019 Parsons Conference. The 2019 Parsons conference will focus on the challenge of turbines operating under novel conditions, looking the interactions between environmental degradation mechanisms and mechanical interactions, in both gas and steam turbine applications.

In plain sight: reducing the risk of infrastructure failure. An interim report into the Grenfell Fire

Sustainable Development Group
A report by Professor Peter Hansford on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers