• 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.
  • Nanosurfaces 2019 makes a return

    Nanosurfaces 2019 is making a return from its previous event held in 2017. This event will provide a unique opportunity to discover the latest developments in nano-enabled surface science using physical and chemical surface modification and nanoparticle enhanced formulations.
  • The ion beamline at Sandia National Labs, USA, where the new radiation damage measurement system has been installed and tested.  Credit – Cody Dennett

    Real-time radiation testing

    Materials World magazine
    Neutron radiation changes to materials can be tracked non-destructively. Ceri Jones spoke to the maker of a new system.
  • 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

    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

    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.