• YMC 50th Anniversary Dinner

    The Institute boasts a wide demographic, with a third of all members being under the age of 35. To ensure the needs of these younger members were met, in 1967 the Institute formed the Younger Members’ Committee (YMC). Half a century later, the YMC celebrated with a special 50 th Anniversary Dinner at IOM3 headquarters, London.
  • The plane in the living room

    Two brothers from Bath created a business in 2012 that turns plane scrap into custom-made furniture
  • Seeking Nominations for 2018 Charles Hatchett Award

    The International Panel for the Charles Hatchett Award is currently in the process of identifying suitable papers related to the science and technology of niobium for consideration for the 2018 Award.
  • Special and Publication Awards Dinner 2017

    Congratulations to all the winners of the Special and Publication Award winners
  • ShAPEing automotive

    A new extrusion process could make magnesium a more viable material for the automotive industry, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Protecting the environment, people, infrastructure and our future

    On 20 September, the Materials Protecting Society launch event took place in London. Attendees of the first conference series event got a comprehensive overview of how materials play an integral role in protecting the environment, people, infrastructure and our future.
  • Materials Protecting Society launch event programme highlights

    Attendees of the Materials Protecting Society launch event, taking place in London on 20 September, are to get the most comprehensive overview of how materials play an integral role in protecting the environment, people, infrastructure and our future.
  • 2018 Copper Education Competition Launched

    The Copper Development Association launches its 2018 competition for schools.
  • Foiled again

    Chemists at Queens University Belfast have developed a method to turn used aluminium foil into single-crystalline alumina catalysts for biofuel production. Simon Frost reports.
  • Refining metals with melanin

    Khai Trung Le talks to associate professor Jean-Philip Lumb on replacing chlorine and hydrochloric acid with less energy- and risk-intensive reagents with a skin-deep process.

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