• The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

    IOM3
    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

    IOM3
    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
  • IOM3 on inclusivity

    IOM3
    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) prides itself on valuing inclusivity and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the fight against racism, especially in the light of the shocking events in the USA and subsequent protests.
  • Patent of the month – Intellectual property for R&D

    Materials World magazine
    Rayyan Mughal, of Marks & Clerk Law LLP, looks at what you need to consider when working in international R&D teams, collaborations and university spin-out companies.
  • Younger Members’ Committee changing its name

    IOM3 Student & Early Career Committee (SECC)
    The Institute and its committees are always working to ensure that we stay in line with the ever-changing demands of today’s world. An area of improvement that has been identified is what is defined as ‘young’ in either academia or industry, in today’s world. Consequently, the YMC has reviewed its name and Terms of Reference to address the needs of those members no longer defined by age limits.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding under way

    IOM3
    We have now embarked on phase 2 of the project which involves incorporating activities that are currently administered on separate systems (such as events, training courses, awards, competitions, accreditation, sales, marketing and communications) into the new contacts management system.
  • Online public workshop dates added

    IOM3
    The Membership Team will be running a series of 10 ‘public’ Workshops over the April to June period for professional qualifications and becoming a Fellow.
  • Benefits of online STEM education investigated

    Materials World magazine
    Online and blended (online and in-person) STEM education can produce the same learning outcomes for students as traditional, in-person classes at a fraction of the cost, finds research published in Science Advances.
  • 2020 IOM3 award winners announced

    IOM3
    Congratulations to the winners of the Institute's awards, medals and prizes for 2020
  • Taylor and Francis suspends printing of journals

    IOM3
    The IOM3 publishing partner, Taylor & Francis (T&F) announced on 8 April 2020 that they have decided to stop printing journals from 10 April until further notice.

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