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Wood in Art

The Wood Technology Society
Ai Weiwei "wooden" ball for auction.

Historical female engineers and scientists make debut on IOM3 heritage stairway

Since around the 1990s, the IOM3 information services team has been working hard on gathering research into women who made their mark in materials and minerals and who were part of the Institute’s long-standing history dating back 150 years. IOM3 is pleased to have now feature eight inspiring females on the Heritage Stairway based at the IOM3 London office.

Q&A – James Goddin

Natalie Daniels interviewed IOM3 Strategic Advisor, James Goddin, Market Development Manager at ANSYS Granta.

Rockwool warns government HPL cladding and its testing

Materials World magazine
Calls for the removal of HPL cladding have recently been expressed to UK government amid claims that the laboratory tests used for the material are flawed. Shardell Joseph finds out more.

Steam cracking plastic to transform the waste system

Materials World magazine
A thermochemical recycling process that uses steam cracking can transform plastic waste back to new virgin-quality plastics. Shardell Joseph investigates.