• New composites from invasive species

    Materials World magazine
    A new composite merging wood pulp and dried tunicates seeks to emulate the mechanical properties of natural composites. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Materials solutions to global problems

    Materials World magazine
    Combining the 20 th Kelly Lecture and the Gordon Seminars, the Armourers and Brasiers’ Cambridge Forum covered a range of materials science topics, including batteries, multifunctional nanomaterials, and spectral conversion materials. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Plastics: A Vision for a Circular Economy

    The Polymer Society
    A British Plastics Federation vision improving the environment for the next generation
  • Nanocage for efficient hydrogen storage

    Materials World magazine
    A project aiming to improve the safety and efficiency of hydrogen storage is developing composite materials to allow controllable release of the gas. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Announcement of the IOM3 Awards 2018

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

    Materials World magazine
    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

    Materials World magazine
    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

    Surface Engineering Division
    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.