• 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.
  • Use your helmet

    Materials World magazine
    This month, Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, looks at how a graphene-reinforced helmet saved a competitive cyclist’s life.
  • O&G earthquakes blight southern Kansas

    Materials World magazine
    Justin Rubinstein talks to Khai Trung Le about the study of Kansas earthquakes induced from oil and gas wastewater disposal.
  • Diving into nuclear ponds

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le talks to Steve Franks on the use of scuba divers to clear the Sizewell A nuclear fuel storage pond.
  • The brick detector

    Materials World magazine
    Researchers have found a way to determine whether clay bricks have ever been near a radiological source, and identify the specific type of source, such as high enriched uranium or plutonium.
  • USA updates critical minerals list

    Materials World magazine
    Following updates to the 23-strong list of minerals deemed critical to the USA, President Donald Trump signed an executive order strengthening internal production. Khai Trung Le investigates.
  • A nano risk

    Clay Technology magazine
    A report looks into the potential dangers of nanotechnology in the construction industry. Ellis Davies investigates.
  • Divers working to remove waste from Sizewell A

    Materials World magazine
    A new project at Sizewell nuclear power station, UK, is using specialist scuba divers over a 10-month period.
  • EMG February newsletter now available

    Energy Materials Group
    The Energy Materials Board is please to announce that Issue 11 of the EMG-Newsletter is now available
  • Diamond-like graphene

    Materials World magazine
    Ellis Davies reports on a new process for creating diamene, a flexible material as hard as diamond.