Laura Cohen

Head of the British Ceramic Confederation talks transferable skills

Clay Technology magazine
Gary Price talks to Dr Laura Cohen, the new Chief Executive Designate of the British Ceramic Confederation, about the challenges that lie ahead for the industry and the importance of transferable skills.

Helping lean production

Clay Technology magazine
A UK Productivity and Competitiveness (PAC) programme to help small companies develop an approach to lean manufacturing has been launched by the UK Manufacturing Skills Alliance.

The Armourers and Brasiers’ Materials Science Venture Prize

Energy Transition Group
The Armourers & Brasiers Company is a leading supporter of materials science education and research in the UK and sponsors an annual prize to help scientists commercialise early stage research and enable the exploitation of new and exciting ideas. The prize is worth £25,000 and applications are now invited.

Division chair wins industry award

Energy Transition Group
Steve Bedford, Petroleum and Drilling Engineering Division Chair, wins UK Oil and Gas award for mentoring.

Could a woman be the next Doctor Who?

With speculation rife as to who will play the lead role in the BBC’s next series of cult sci-fi drama Doctor Who, the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (UKRC) has launched a campaign for the next actor to be female.