Wiley-VCH is looking for an assistant editor

Wiley-VCH seeks an assistant editor for their materials science program, to be based in Weinheim, south-west Germany.

MaterialsViews at the EMRS Spring Conference

The audience at the 2013 EMRS Spring Meeting - this year's, to be held in Lille from the 26th to the 30th of May, will be the largest yet.

We’ll be attending the EMRS Spring Conference in Lille next week, and we’re going to keep you updated on all the latest.

Three “star physicists” to become new Humboldt Professors in Germany

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New Humboldt Professorships have been awarded, among them three prominent international physicists working on electronic, magnetic and superconducting materials.

Funding to develop anti-heart-disease nanoparticles

A study to investigate how nanoparticles could be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease has received £3 million funding.

Sandia labs launches new long-term project to fill materials behaviour gaps

Sandia National Laboratories researcher Brad Salzbrenner tests laser-welded objects in pure tension, shear and mixed tension-shear loading. One pilot study in Sandia’s long-term Predicting Performance Margins program involves laser welds, which are widely used in engineered systems. Image: Randy Montoya.

Long-term, multidisciplinary project called Predicting Performance Margins aims to link variability in materials’ properties with how actual parts perform.

The 2014 EMRS Spring Conference: May 26th – 30th

The audience at the 2013 EMRS Spring Meeting - this year's, to be held in Lille from the 26th to the 30th of May, will be the largest yet.

This year’s EMRS Spring Conference will be held in Lille, in the northwest of France, and will be the largest yet.

Photonics Europe 2014: the highlights

Photonics Europe 2014 was held in the Square Meeting Centre in Brussels.

A report from the 2014 Photonics Europe meeting, held in Brussels, Belgium from the 14th to the 17th of April.

Wiley editors awarded multiple professorships from leading Chinese institutes

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Top institutions recognise editors’ outstanding contributions to the fields of chemistry, materials science, physics and nanotechnology.

Stuart Parkin receives 2014 Millennium Techology Prize

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Spintronics researcher wins €1 million award for his contributions to interdisciplinary materials research.

Rutgers unveils new $5.2 million microscopy suites

Rutgers University have unveiled two microscopy suites – a scanning transmission electron microscope and a helium ion microscope.