New Network+ to help improve the sustainability of UK’s foundation industries
A new £2m project, led by the University of Sheffield, will interact with the foundation industries of glass, ceramics, metals, paper, cement and bulk chemicals to help develop a national strategy to improve sustainability.
Researchers develop an energy efficient technique for densification of biocompatible glass powder.
Researchers from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have applied a new low temperature (<250°C) processing technique to bioactive glasses which could be used to repair human tissues in a safe, sustainable way.
New processing method could help tackle UK’s huge plutonium stockpile problem
A safe, cost effective way of immobilising five tons of contaminated plutonium residues, part of the UK’s 140 ton plutonium inventory has been demonstrated by engineers from the University of Sheffield.