Younger Members' Committee: Chairman's Address

Welcome to 2013, on behalf of the Younger Members' Committee. As the new Chair, I would like to share my vision for the YMC and tell you about some of the events coming up this year.

A slippery slope - ski technology

For many of us the closest we get to a pair of skis is Ski Sunday, or perhaps a trip to the Alps.With origins firmly rooted in function rather than fun, Maria Felice examines the advances in ski technology and materials.

Who's responsible? - Sustainable packaging survey

Industry experts give their views on the results of a recent packaging survey that sheds light on the issues surrounding sustainable packaging.

A safe environment - Award-winning packaging for military equipment

Professor Harry Lovell, Judge at the Australian Packaging Awards, reports on one of the event’s standout winning entries.

Obituary - John David Hunt FRS 1936–2012

John Hunt was an eminent metallurgist who will be remembered as a pioneer in the field of solidification research.