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Refractories Institute video, plus scholarships for undergrads, grads

By Eileen De Guire / November 2, 2012

  Did you know that the word “refractory” means “durable, stubborn?” I learned that from the outstanding video “Taming the Flame” produced by The Refractories Institute. The eight-minute video provides a great overview of the sweeping role of refractories in critical manufacturing sectors, such as the metals processing industry, the glass and ceramic processing industry,…

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TRI announces new officers, scholarship winners

By / June 29, 2012

The Refractories Institute, one of ACerS’ allies in the field of promoting interest in refractory ceramic science and engineering, issued two announcements about the organization this week. The first is TRI has a new set of officers and members of its board of directors. At its annual membership meeting, TRI members elected the following individuals…

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The Refractories Institute fires up scholarship program

By Eileen De Guire / October 20, 2011

In 1934, you could have carried this in your pocket. It was probably enough to pay for most of an undergraduate education. Credit: Wikepedia Do you know a student who could use 5,000 bucks and likes hot stuff? We received the following announcement for a scholarship opportunity for students interested in refractories. It’s open to…

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Diffraction data center offering graduate scholarships

By / September 6, 2011

Are you in grad school and have an interest crystallography-oriented research? If so, you should check out a scholarship opportunity offered by the International Centre for Diffraction Data. The ICDD has created the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Fund to provide multiple awards (in 2011, there were 13) of $2,500 each. Here are the details of the Ludo Frevel Crystallography…

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Refractories group offers outstanding scholarship opportunity

By / December 3, 2010

Looking for some major educational assistance in a field that is begging for engineers? Then you don’t want to miss this offering! The member companies of The Refractories Institute have an excellent academic scholarship program for the 2011-2012 academic year to support qualified students enrolled in degree programs who have exhibited an interest in refractory…

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