Obituary – Dr Ranendra Dutta FIMMM

Dr Ranendra (Ranen) Dutta, was a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) from the 1970s. He was also associated with Lurgi, Germany, in its non-ferrous metals division and with Brixlegg Secondary Copper plant, owned by Austria Metals and Lurgi.

Obituary – Professor Ray Smallman FIMMM

Professor Raymond Edward Smallman CBE DSc FREng FRS FIMMM, former Head of Department of Physical Metallurgy and Science of Materials at the University of Birmingham, died on 25 February 2015

Profile: Afiya Chohollo

We meet a project manager at Morgan Advanced Materials to talk about outreach, career advice and engaging with institutes

Material of the month – silicon

This month, Anna Ploszajski explores the chemical element silicon and its applications, from the cosmetic industry to soda lime glass.

Spotlight – under the microscope

Natalie Daniels looks at the advanced equipment in the field of analysis and microscopy.