• Announcement of the IOM3 Awards 2018

    Congratulations to the winners of the IOM3 Awards 2018.
  • Patent of the month: Golf balls that age better

    A new golf ball that is more resilient to wear and tear is this month’s patent of the month. Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, reports.
  • Nutrient filled graphene

    Graphene loaded with nutrients can be used to create a more effective slow release fertiliser. Ellis Davies reports.
  • Women into Fellowship - Q&A

    As part of its ongoing Membership Growth Initiative, the Institute is pleased to announce the launch of its latest project – Women into Fellowship. Through this initiative IOM3 will be encouraging appropriately experienced women members and other women within the Materials Cycle communities to apply for the IOM3 Fellowship grade. To understand more about this project, we caught up with Ian Bowbrick, the Institute’s Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, Vol. 12, No. 2

    Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, Vol. 12, No. 2, 03 Apr 2018 is now available. Members can read for free.
  • Calling time at IOM3

    Dr Bernie Rickinson, IOM3 Chief Executive, has confirmed to Trustees and the principal boards of the Institute his intent to retire from the Institute at the end of 2018.
  • Powder Metallurgy, Vol. 61, No. 2

    Powder Metallurgy , Vol. 61, No. 2, 15 Mar 2018 is now available. Members can read for free.
  • Use your helmet

    This month, Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, looks at how a graphene-reinforced helmet saved a competitive cyclist’s life.
  • A composite made in heaven

    Composite materials have been around for centuries, and yet materials scientists remain focused on how different combinations might bring compounded benefits in modern day applications. Dr Jennifer Unsworth and David Stanier of intellectual property firm, Withers & Rogers, report
  • Changing the rules

    Following accusations of cheating aimed at Team GB at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Ellis Davies examines the rulebook and the impact of materials on sport.

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