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

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

Announcing the first Automotive Materials Summit to be held at the Clarion Hotel Post in Gothenburg, Sweden on the 23 May 2019.

This one-day Summit will provide a platform where experts and decision-makers from the global polymer industry come together. 


Returning for the sixth year this week marks Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek18), which is a campaign aimed to change perceptions of engineering among young people, parents, teachers and to inspire future engineers.

An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels


Upcoming events

21 Feb 2019
UK Tribology: a national event themed around future cities and mobility and the tribological challenges associated with these themes.
6 Mar 2019
CIE heat of the Young Persons' Lecture Competition on Wednesday 6th March 2019 at 2pm at the STEM Centre, Middlesbrough College.
1 May 2019
IOM3 Young Persons' Lecture Competition UK final
20 Apr 2020
PVC 2020 will continue to build on the reputation of this triennial conference series as being the world’s leading conference supporting the global PVC industry.