• IOM3 publishes 2019 Annual Report

    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019. The report highlights the Institute's 150th anniversary celebrations, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • Notice of 2020 IOM3 Annual General Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the Bye-Laws, the Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining will be held at 12.00pm on 3 September 2020 online.
  • More face coverings to be made

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    UK manufacturers are working with the government to increase face covering production at two sites, with another joining soon.
  • Research call on radiation effects on medical device polymers

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching a new coordinated research project (CRP) (F23035) to advance understanding of radiation effects on polymer materials commonly used in medical devices by comparing the effects of gamma, e-beam, and X-ray irradiation.
  • UK universities form spinout for biomedical 3D printing resins

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The Universities of Birmingham and Warwick, both in the UK, have created a new spinout company, 4D Medicine Ltd, to commercialise a new class of materials.
  • Support for members

    The Institute is aware that the foreseeable future will be difficult for a number of its members and is here to help those who find themselves in this unfortunate situation. The Institute has a career break rate for its membership fees of £41, while individuals who have been in continuous membership for two years or more may seek support from the Members' Benevolent Trust to pay their membership fees. This is a benefit of your membership, which over the years you have contributed too through your paid membership fees.
  • Ventilator consortium ends

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    VentilatorChallengeUK is ending after making more than 13,000 devices.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

    The escalation of COVID-19 during 2020 has posed great challenges for individuals as well as organisations and has also led, in some cases, to new opportunities to rethink the way of working. This report considers the impact of the pandemic on several industries and examines what may lie ahead.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding update

    The first phase of the IOM3 digital transformation project was launched at the end of January, consisting of a fully functioning membership management system and new Member Portal that allows members to update their details, select their technical and communications preferences, pay subscription fees, download invoices for past payments and access all our online Member Benefits, as well as providing online joining for new members
  • R&D for COVID-19 continues

    Materials World magazine
    A spotlight on R&D initiatives related to COVID-19.