Spotlight special: Innovation by the Bay

Swansea University will cement its place as a world-leading research institution with a new engineering centre

Q&A – Imogen Harding

Imogen Harding talks to Rhiannon Garth Jones about education and gender in heavy clay

Brick – history and sustainability

John Edwards looks at the history and future of Britain’s brick industry

Love in the time of masonry

Khai Trung Le reports from the BDA Brick Works! Conference
By imaging the Yilgarn Craton, researchers mapped the craton’s 3D architecture to explain why komatiites are localised in specific belts.

Going with the flows

A new way of mapping ancient lava streams in the Earth’s crust could have huge implications for discovering new ore bodies. Guy Richards reports