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Current Issue: March 2006

Our March issue focuses on materials modelling. Robin Grimes, Professor of materials physics at Imperial College London, gives an overview of the main approaches in atom-scale simulation, while Andrew Sherry explains the importance of materials modelling to the nuclear industry. In our mining features, we report on the first primary diamonds found in Namibia and Philip Gray investigates the best methods for recovering zinc from known resources.
   In our news section, Rupal Mehta unearths a TRL project trying to make grass surfaces tough enough to be used as carparks. We hear from David Arthur, Project Director of SMART.mat, the smart materials arm of the newly launched Materials Knowledge Transfer Network, and in ‘Spinning out’ we report on a novel technique for growing self-supporting scaffolds using polymeric fibres.

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News of the Institute’s awards and New Fellow’s lunch and a review of a trip taken by the Hong Kong branch to the Philippines.

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