A focus for activities in multiple Sectors
The Institute has 22 technical divisions, societies, groups and associations which act as special interest groups, forming a focus for activities within specific sectors. Each of these communities has its own microsite with news, features, events and information relevant to their interests. Visit these Technical Community sites from here.
News from the technical communities
Bulk Metal Forming CommitteeMay 26, 2020
Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, Vol. 25, No. 5, is now available online...
Addressing the combustibles ban consultation – the burning issue! Banning the use of structural timber?The Wood Technology SocietyMay 20, 2020
Big names line up to defend timber buildings against proposed fire-safety ban.
Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy DivisionMay 18, 2020
Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy a themed issue on Modelling of Mineral and...
Jul 9, 2020, Online EventOrganiser:IOM3
Do you have an idea that might help make the UK safer? Find out how you can bring your ideas to life with 100% funding from the Defence and Safety Accelerator.
DASA finds and funds ideas that are innovative, exploitable and which benefit the Defence and Security of the UK. Formed in December 2016, DASA has funded 645 projects (£101.2M). DASA accepts proposals from sole traders, micro-organisations, SMEs, academia and large companies. DASA projects provide 100% funding and the Supplier's IP is protected. Dr Debra Carr is the DASA Innovation partner for Scotland and in this webinar will discuss DASA's funding opportunities.Read more
SWST 63rd International Convention. COVID-19 - PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANISER FOR AN UPDATE ON EVENT PROGRAMMINGJul 12, 2020 - Jul 17, 2020, PortorožOrganiser:Society for Wood Science and Technology
2020 Conference organised by the Society for Wood Science and TechnologyRead more
Jul 16, 2020, Online EventOrganiser:IOM3
You are invited to join us for the second in our series of monthly virtual events where we will focus on natural fibres. This event will explore a variety of natural fibres, not only their intrinsic properties but also their applications and functionalities.Read more