• The new MEMs switch could be used to make advanced powerlines. Credit: Alexandr Shevchenko / Shutterstock

    How a new switching system could make phones and power cables more durable

    Materials World magazine
    A new switching system could make mobile phones and power cables more durable, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Using the inner shell spectroscopy (ISS) beamline at NSLS-II, to analyse nanomaterials that work as catalysts for fuel cells. Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory.

    Synthesising catalysts for energy storage

    Materials World magazine
    Research into catalyst materials for hydrogen fuel cells could significantly reduce the cost of viable renewable energy. Rhiannon Garth Jones reports.
  • 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.
  • Update to IOM3 Sustainability Policy

    IOM3
    As of 27 November 2018, the Institute in accordance with its Council and approved by Managing Board, has updated its sustainability policy.
  • EMG January 2019 newsletter now available

    Energy Materials Group
    Issue #20 of the EMG topical e-Newsletter is now available
  • FAME 2018

    Materials World magazine
    The recent Flexible and Mobile Mineral Processing conference demonstrated flexible processing solutions for the mining industry. Katherine Williams attended to hear the latest updates on EU minerals technology projects.
  • 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.
  • Financial benefits to carbon management

    Materials World magazine
    Companies may be pressured into further action on carbon mitigation, or risk losing opportunities and weakening their financial standing. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Country report: Chile

    Materials World magazine
    Chile’s recent commitment to renewable energy has been described as a revolution, built on progressive policies, and solar and wind potential. But flagging efficiency reveals the scale of transition remaining. Khai Trung Le reports.

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