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Student Composites Design Competition
As a key initiative of the 'Composites on Tour' project, the UK Centre for Materials Education is organising a student composites design competition and three inter-disciplinary workshops.

The Keynote Project Interactive CD-ROM and Guide
The Keynote PDP guide is intended to be a user-friendly tool to support the concept of lifelong learning by enabling students to reflect on their past achievements, monitor their progress and learning experiences and plan for their future development.

New aluMATTER Web Site Goes Live
The European Aluminium Association (EAA) and the MATTER Project at the University of Liverpool have been collaborating on a new project to develop innovative and interactive web-based learning tools for aluminium science and technology.

DoITPoMS Micrograph Library
A prototype Micrograph Library being developed as part of the FDTL3 DoITPoMS (Dissemination of Information Technology for the Promotion of Materials Science) project has been launched recently.

Second Round of Grants Awarded
Following the popularity of the Teaching Development Grant Scheme in 2001, the UK Centre for Materials Education repeated the scheme in January 2002, expanding it to include a dedicated fund for Materials Awareness projects. The scheme again proved very popular and was significantly over subscribed.

10 Current Materials Awareness Initiatives