• IOM3 welcomes new President Professor Serena Best CBE FREng CEng FIMMM

    IOM3
    Having now taken on the role as President of IOM3, Serena talks about engaging younger members, key issues facing materials science and engineering and the 150th anniversary.
  • A look back at 2018

    IOM3
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Our offices will close for the Christmas break at 5pm on Friday 21 December and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2 January 2019.
  • How a mantis shrimp packs a punch

    Materials World magazine
    Robotics could be improved with super strength shrimp design. Ceri Jones reports.
  • Technology Communities Board invites nominations

    IOM3
    The IOM3 Managing Board recently approved the restructure of the Industry & Technology Policy Board by creating a new Technical Communities Board (TCB). Nominations are now being sought for the role of Strategic Advisors on the TCB. This voluntary role is open to any member of the Institute. Members can request a full prospectus which sets out the ethos behind the change and includes both the job description and Terms of Reference.
  • A farewell from CEO Bernie Rickinson

    IOM3
    Looking back over 21 immensely enjoyable years as Chief Executive at IOM3, it is hard to single out one aspect or achievement within the job that has given me the most pleasure. Some of the activities and brands above have been a part of the Institute’s development under my watch.
  • IOM3 mentoring membership

    Materials World magazine
    Important news for existing and prospective CEng, IEng and EngTech, from Ian Bowbrick, IOM3 Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • Keith F R Morton Beehive Kiln Trophy

    International Clay Technology Association
    Nominations are invited for the Keith FR Morton Beehive Kiln Trophy recognising achievements in clay technology, with a deadline of 22 October.
  • Reshaping ceramics with 4D printing

    Materials World magazine
    A ceramic ink can be 4D-printed and origami folded to create complex structures, such as the Sydney Opera House. Ceri Jones reports on this new hybrid ink.
  • Problem-solving biomimicry

    Materials World magazine
    Flat bark bugs, lizards, camels and tide pools have inspired the latest research in mimicking nature, bringing this problem-solving into engineering and medicine. Ines Nastali reports.
  • Risen from the ashes

    Clay Technology magazine
    With more effort going into developing a circular economy, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, has built a house using recycled materials, Ines Nastali reports.

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