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4th International Symposium of Engineering Education

Professor Eric Mazur from Harvard University will speak at the ISEE 2012.

Notice of the Institute's AGM

The Institute's 2012 Annual General Meeting takes place on 3 July

The Greatest Material on Earth

Our Greatest Material on Earth poll continues and we take a look back at the BBC4 How It Works series
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Red giant - how will China impact on world packaging?

Packaging Professional magazine
It’s almost a cliché to say it, but the emergence of China as an economic superpower is causing ripples across the packaging industry. Four industry pundits give their views.

Petroleum plastics: a thing of the past?

Packaging Professional magazine
Oil-based plastics used in pharmaceutical, food and beverage packaging might soon be replaced by those made from biomass, according to research at Utrecht University, the Netherlands.