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Campaign to save Design and Technology in schools

Design and Technology is an important compulsory part of the national curriculum but following a government review its position is under threat.

Poster competition for early career engineers

Applications are invited from early career engineers to take part in a poster competition and exhibition at the House of Commons on 12 March 2012.

Applied Earth Science publishes second special issue on the geology of iron ore deposits

The latest issue of Applied Earth Science is part 2 of the special issue on the geology of iron ore deposits, consisting of papers selected by the editors, Dr Simon Dominy (Snowden Group, UK) and Professor Neil Phillips (Phillipsgold Pty Ltd / University of Melbourne, Australia), from recent AusIMM Iron Ore meetings in Australia. The articles give an overview of industry-focused research in this field.

A new diagram displays the use of materials as sculptures of people

Cambridge University has released a diagram that illustrates the consumption of raw materials by people in the UK, using the number of people that could be sculpted from a material to demonstrate how much we all use each year.

Celebrating 50 years of solidification research

The Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology, a Specialist Research Institute at Brunel University, is to host an international symposium marking 50 years of achievement and innovation in solidification and casting.