• Nominations invited for IOM3 2019 Awards including Prince Philip and the Colwyn Medal

    The Polymer Society
    Online nominations are invited for achievement in the Rubber and Plastics sector in these highly prestigious awards
  • Parsons 2019 - Call for Papers

    IOM3
    Call for Papers now open for the 2019 Parsons Conference. The 2019 Parsons conference will focus on the challenge of turbines operating under novel conditions, looking the interactions between environmental degradation mechanisms and mechanical interactions, in both gas and steam turbine applications.
  • New process for bark utilisation

    Materials World magazine
    A new process for extracting tannins from softwood bark has been discovered, making it possible to use the full material. Idha Valeur reports.
  • How a mantis shrimp packs a punch

    Materials World magazine
    Robotics could be improved with super strength shrimp design. Ceri Jones reports.
  • The cost of going nuclear

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the technology of small modular reactors, as backers request significant amounts from UK taxpayers for construction costs and regulatory processes.
  • Colombia embraces women in emerald mining

    Materials World magazine
    Fura Gems has launched the first all-women wash plant in a move the company believes will help provide greater support for women in the mining industry.
  • Polymer from the membrane

    Materials World magazine
    Nafion membranes for hydrogen cells could be improved with new information on their interaction with water. Ellis Davies reports.
  • The future of UK mining

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the most promising new lithium, tin, gold, and coal mines in the UK.
  • Technology Communities Board invites nominations

    IOM3
    The IOM3 Managing Board recently approved the restructure of the Industry & Technology Policy Board by creating a new Technical Communities Board (TCB). Nominations are now being sought for the role of Strategic Advisors on the TCB. This voluntary role is open to any member of the Institute. Members can request a full prospectus which sets out the ethos behind the change and includes both the job description and Terms of Reference.
  • A farewell from CEO Bernie Rickinson

    IOM3
    Looking back over 21 immensely enjoyable years as Chief Executive at IOM3, it is hard to single out one aspect or achievement within the job that has given me the most pleasure. Some of the activities and brands above have been a part of the Institute’s development under my watch.

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