• Nominations invited for Research Excellence Framework panel

    IOM3
    The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The next exercise will be conducted in 2021. The REF is a process of expert review, carried out by expert panels for each of the 34 subject-based units of assessment (UOAs), under the guidance of four main panels.
  • A statement from IOM3 – Organisers of PVC 2020

    IOM3
    It is with deep disappointment that IOM3 has today announced that PVC2020, scheduled to take place at The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Scotland (20–23 April 2020), will be postponed until Spring 2021 following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • The Wasl tower with the world's tallest ceramic façade is under construction

    Materials World magazine
    The world’s tallest ceramic façade is under construction in Dubai, as part of a tower that is said to breathe in the desert heat.
  • IOM3 map holdings – finding your way

    IOM3
    The Grantham National Materials and Mining Archive (NMMA) holds a large collection of geological maps and map series from around the world that are available for member viewing, study and loan.
  • IOM3 welcomes environment bill for a greener future

    IOM3
    The Environment Bill has been introduced to Parliament to better protect our natural environment for generations to come ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union on 31 January.
  • Protecting military dogs' hearing with flexible materials

    Materials World magazine
    A new type of flexible wearable gear helps protect the sensitive hearing of military dogs.
  • IOM3 responds to Queen's Speech for the next Government

    IOM3
    The Monarch has today set out the Government’s plan following the General Election held on 12 December 2019.
  • An open letter to the Prime Minister signed by IOM3

    IOM3
    Following last week’s general election result, the National Engineering Policy Centre, which represents the voice of 39 of the UK’s leading professional engineering bodies including IOM3, has published an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson setting out its key priorities for the new government and Parliament.
  • IOM3 digital transformation update

    IOM3
    As Materials World goes to press, the new IOM3 system for managing our member and contacts data is in the process of being configured and a new Member Portal is being set up. The new integrated system will replace the current legacy membership database. We are due to make the changeover at the end of January after a period of intensive testing when we return after the Christmas break.
  • A year as IOM3 President by Professor Serena Best CBE FREng CEng FIMMM

    IOM3
    Our 150th Anniversary year is drawing to a close and, looking back over the months, it is clear that 2019 has been an extremely busy and productive time for IOM3. These activities have been captured in a short video which can be viewed on IOM3 TV. There have also been a variety of important changes and developments that mark a new start for us.

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