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Simon Furphy, John Dale (CIE President), Amy Howsden

CIE Heat of the Young Persons' Lecture Competition

Cleveland Institution of Engineers
There were two entries for the CIE heat of the competition, both from Primetals Technologies, but on very differnt topics.
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Life Cycle Assessment as a basis for Sustainability Thinking

Cleveland Institution of Engineers
Slides and summary of lecture by Louis Brimacombe on "Life Cycle Assessment as a basis for Sustainability Thinking"

New material made for next-generation nuclear

Materials World magazine
Russian scientists create a metal sandwich to improve the performance of nuclear fast reactor rods.

Red mud for ceramics

Materials World magazine
A team of designers have used bauxite residue from the alumina industry to create ceramics, glazes and geopolymer concrete.
3D-printed acoustic metamaterial

Sound-cancelling acoustic metamaterial

Materials World magazine
A new 3D-printed acoustic metamaterial can block 94% of sounds using an open, ring-like structure.

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