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Inner tile layers with chicken eggshells

Stepping on eggshells

Clay Technology magazine
Scientists at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia, have transformed eggshell waste to create recyclable tiles suitable for decoration and design that may provide an alternative to ceramic tiles. The EPoSTi tile is formed of polymer and crushed chicken eggshells.

South East finalist wins lecture competition

Katie Moore from the South East region has won the 2010 Young Persons' Lecture Competition with a talk on the detection of arsenic and selenium in cereal grains.
Steven Banham receives his prize from Christine Blackmore and Julian Spears

Winner of Wynne Student Prize 2009 announced

Western Institute of Mining & Minerals
The winner of the 2009 Wynne Student Prize is Steven Banham of Keele University for his project "Near-Surface Geophysical Investigation to detect abandoned mine workings, Apedale, Stoke on Trent".

Government backs professional qualifications

The Government has created a Technician Council to promote professional qualifications in engineering and science.

Manufacturing Awards open for entries

UK manufacturers have until 31 July to enter the EEF Manufacturing Awards.