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2007 Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition

The recent final of the Young Persons' World Lecture Competition brought together younger members from around the world to compete in Singapore. The competition took place at Nanyang Technological University on Wednesday 8 August 2007.

Materials and Design Exchange at the London Design Festival

The Materials and Design Exchange (MADE) will have a major presence at the 2007 London Design Festival.

Malaysian student wins 2007 Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition

A materials engineering student from Malaysia has won the Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition.

Minerals mapping tool trialled

Materials World magazine
A novel automated minerals mapping tool is undergoing its first long-term trial at Rio Tinto's Pilbara iron mining operation in the Hamersley province of Western Australia. The Fe (Iron) Hylogger provides data on ore samples for exploration and 3D models.
Scientist with a test-tube

Silsesquioxane pre-polymer can enhance abrasion resistance

Materials World magazine
Researchers at TWI, Cambridge, UK, have created a silsesquioxane pre-polymer that can enhance abrasion resistance in a variety of end use applications.