• Radioactive waste disposal

    Radioactive waste disposal demands robust materials. Dr Robert Winsley MIMMM, Materials Scientist and Senior Scientific Adviser at Radioactive Waste Management in Didcot, UK, explains how corrosion science is informing choices.
  • Q&A with Mark Watters from The BidBase

    Idha Valeur talks to Mark Watters, Managing Director of The BidBase, about bid writing, common mistakes, how to avoid them and what makes a good bid writer.
  • Pitching for research funding

    Securing funding for research is a job in itself – it requires research. Where to go for help? How to write the application? And how do you make the most of the opportunity and avoid the pitfalls? Idha Valeur explores how best to navigate the funding jungle.
  • Urgent permeation grouting during Crossrail tunnelling

    Faced with water inflow to a Crossrail tunnel, what do you do? Stay calm and call for an IOM3 member. Keller - BAM Ritchies JV's David Bradley describes his role in averting potential flooding and tunnel collapse at Tottenham Court Road.
  • YMC Future Materials Conference

    YMC Future Materials Conference at the University of Leeds
  • High-temperature composites for aerospace

    University of Birmingham Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering, Jon Binner FIMMM, discusses ceramics being tested to withstand 3,000 degrees C for potential aerospace use.
  • Magnetic imaging

    Diamond Light Source is producing magnetic imaging with polarised X-rays.
  • Enhancing your career prospects: Getting Chartered without headaches

    For early career materials, minerals and mining scientists and engineers, the process towards Chartership may seem daunting and its benefits may not be initially obvious. To support the journey towards Chartership, the IOM3 Younger Members’ Committee (YMC) hosted a Chartership event with two key speakers.
  • Permeable paving and water management

    Rising rainfall and urban growth are contributing to greater water management challenges and increased need for sustainable drainage systems to help alleviate the pressure.
  • Females embrace brick industry

    Government targets and recruiters desperate for people with the right skills are helping women be embraced in the brick making industry.

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