Understanding the benefits of carbon dioxide conversion technology

The greatest challenge that we face as a species for our planet’s continued habitability is, ultimately, a rate problem.


Raman awarded MRS Bulletin Postdoctoral Publication Prize

MRS Bulletin is pleased to announce that Ritu Raman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been selected to receive the 2020 MRS Bulletin Postdoctoral Publication Prize.


A materials response to COVID-19

A new article looks at the critical supply issues due to COVI-19 and how materials science has provided a viable alternative for rapid production and distribution of PPEs and medical devices.


2019: an impactful year for MRS journals

2019 was a bumper year for the publications of the Materials Research Society, and we are delighted to announce that all three journals included in the Journal Citation Reports significantly increased their Impact Factors, usage and website visits.…


Why are we launching Higher Education from Cambridge University Press?

Higher Education from Cambridge University Press is our new online textbook website, launched in August 2020. In recent months Cambridge University Press has introduced a new set of strategies to support changing teaching and learning needs as higher education institutions prepare for a more digitally driven future in the wake of pandemic.…


2019 Gordon E. Pike JMR Paper of the Year awarded

I am pleased to announce that the 2019 Gordon E. Pike JMR Paper of the Year, recognizing excellence in advancing materials knowledge through written scholarship, was recently awarded by the Materials Research Society (MRS).…


The pitfalls of video calls (and how to avoid them like a pro)

Let’s face it – stepping (sitting) in front of a camera has become a staple component of working from home during the global pandemic.…


Lecturing in Lockdown: advice from our Higher Education Panel

Many of us are discovering that working at home for a long stretch can be difficult. Staying productive and motivated is a challenge, and it is not always easy to find a routine to keep things running smoothly.…