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Manchester Science Festival

Manchester Polymer Group at the Manchester Science Festival 2010

The Polymer Society
Polymers, a valuable resource will again be part of this year’s bigger and better Manchester Science Festival, entertaining the region from 23-31 October. Over 200 exciting events will take place across Greater Manchester during half term. There will be something for everyone - from bee knitting to chocolate making, stand-up comedy to workshops, talks and demonstrations - and even an awe-inspiring trip into the mysteries of the Universe!

Weighty transport problem gets £5.7m boost

Advanced Sheet Metal Forming Committee
Scientists at the University of Manchester will use a £5.7m grant to help develop new super-light materials solutions for building greener cars and aircraft.
Starpack 2010 champion winner - innovative beer can

Starpack Industry Award winners 2010

The winners of the 2010 Starpack Industry Awards were announced on 23 September at the 2010 Starpack Dinner and Awards Presentations at the Landmark Hotel in London.

The Polymer Society Newsletter

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
The first edition of the Polymer Society Newsletter is now available.

Costantino Creton wins the Wake Medal

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
Professor Constantino Creton, Directeur de Recherche at the CNRS, (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) is to be the next recipient of the Society for Adhesion & Adhesives' Wake Memorial Medal.