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Open science, open access, Projekt DEAL, and IJCES

By Jonathon Foreman / August 20, 2019

Open science and open access are posed to drastically change the scholarly publishing landscape in coming years. Learn about the different types of OA and what ACerS is doing to support the model.

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Sound science and engineering at all stages of research

By Jonathon Foreman / August 9, 2019

Sound science and engineering occur at all stages of the research process—a fact evident in ACerS journals. See how ACerS promotes sound science throughout the research process in two recent articles published in two ACerS journals.

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Video: Knit yourself a robot

By Lisa McDonald / May 29, 2019

To engage non-engineers in the creation of robots, researchers at Cornell University created Blossom, an expressive and inexpensive robot platform that can be made from a kit and creatively outfitted with handcrafted materials.

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Learn about “Science for Potters” this Mother’s Day—an essential reading for ceramic artists!

By Lisa McDonald / May 14, 2019

“Science for Potters” covers those aspects of science that are useful to potters and that help to give a deeper understanding of ceramic materials and processes. Save 30 percent when you order your copy by Thursday, May 16.

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Vibranium helps educators teach students about chemistry

By Lisa McDonald / April 26, 2019

With the release of “Avengers: Endgame” today, we take the opportunity for some fun and look at how the fictitious metal vibranium can help students learn about the periodic table and transition metal chemistry.

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Learn about future of materials research at National Academies decadal survey webinar

By Lisa McDonald / February 19, 2019

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is releasing its latest report, Frontiers of Materials Research: A Decadal Survey, on Thursday, February 28. You can register to attend the report release webinar, taking place 4–5 p.m. EST.

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ACerS Wiley books

‘Tis the season: ACerS and Wiley offer new books for your favorite ceramic, glass, or materials scientist (or maybe a gift for yourself!)

By Faye Oney / November 20, 2018

Just in time for Black Friday, ACerS and Wiley have new books for your favorite materials scientists and ceramic and glass engineers. Visit the online bookstore, and ACerS members can take 35% off of all ACerS-Wiley titles.

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ACerS and Wiley offer free access to 40 journal articles through end of year

By Faye Oney / November 15, 2018

ACerS and Wiley are offering free access to 40 journal articles through December 31, 2018. Members always have free access, but if you are not a member, considering joining ACerS and take advantage of access to all four ACerS journals!

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Video: Watch this professor break world record for assembling periodic table in under nine minutes

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2018

Without looking, do you know where each element lies on the periodic table? A chemical engineering professor just set a Guinness World Record for placing each element in its proper spot on the periodic table. Watch this time-lapse video to see how he did it.

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ACerS launches new open access peer-reviewed journal

By Jonathon Foreman / September 18, 2018

AcerS is launching a new open access online journal: The International Journal of Ceramic Engineering and Science, covering a broad spectrum of topics on ceramics, functional systems, refractory science and technologies, processing engineering, and more.

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