• IOM3 appoints Strategic Advisors

    In 2018, the Trustees of IOM3 approved the creation of a new Technical Communities Board (TCB) The TCB’s role will be to provide a catalyst for multidisciplinary activity between technical groups of IOM3. The selection process is now complete and we are pleased to announce our new Strategic Advisors.
  • Red mud for ceramics

    Materials World magazine
    A team of designers have used bauxite residue from the alumina industry to create ceramics, glazes and geopolymer concrete.
  • Repairing the landscape of Brazilian mining

    Materials World magazine
    Another tailings dam failure in Minas Gerais, Brazil, has brought the issue of maintenance and repair back to public awareness. But what happens now? Rhiannon Garth Jones reports.
  • The new braille e-reader

    Materials World magazine
    A Kindle-like electronic braille reader will hopefully make reading more convenient and quicker for blind people.
  • Preserving master art works

    Materials World magazine
    Old paintings can develop a white crust on the surface which if left can cause damage, but a conservation team may have a solution. Idha Valeur finds out more.
  • Double length Danish brick makes it into the Australian market

    Clay Technology magazine
    An unusual double-length brick is giving architects further options.
  • Memorabilia giveaway

    To celebrate the 150th anniversary year, IOM3 is giving members the opportunity to collect some memorabilia from the Institute through the decades.
  • Member survey – have your say

    The Institute is currently looking at ways in which it can better meet the professional needs of its members and improve the overall member experience. As part of this exercise, we will be issuing a digital member survey in the coming weeks and hope as many members as possible will complete it.
  • Adhesion '19 Medal Winners announced

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    The Society for Adhesion and Adhesives (SAA) announces the recipients of the two medals to be presented at the Adhesion ’19 conference in September.
  • PVC MaDE Redesigned - Student Design Competition

    PVC Redesigned competition is aimed at showcasing innovative design concepts for the reuse of PVC material in the circular economy.