• IOM3 advice for working from home during COVID-19

    IOM3
    Following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Government on 18 March 2020 announced measures to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 by announcing that people should work from home where possible. With working remotely/home working is now becoming the ‘new norm’ for most people, IOM3 has put together a list of do’s and don’ts that you may find useful over the weeks to come.
  • Engineering response to COVID-19: can you help?

    IOM3
    The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented global challenge. The Royal Academy of Engineering is keen to help identify potential solutions and facilitate useful contacts across its national and international engineering networks that could help our governments solve problems and assist the public health response.
  • Nominations invited for Research Excellence Framework panel

    IOM3
    The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The next exercise will be conducted in 2021. The REF is a process of expert review, carried out by expert panels for each of the 34 subject-based units of assessment (UOAs), under the guidance of four main panels.
  • A statement from IOM3 – Organisers of PVC 2020

    IOM3
    It is with deep disappointment that IOM3 has today announced that PVC2020, scheduled to take place at The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Scotland (20–23 April 2020), will be postponed until Spring 2021 following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Get talking – holding on to waste

    Materials World magazine
    Sending valuable metal waste abroad means the UK is losing billions of pounds each year, instead of retaining and reusing scrap as a resource. Inprotec Managing Director, Chris Oldroyd FIMMM, talks about the alternatives.
  • IOM3 map holdings – finding your way

    IOM3
    The Grantham National Materials and Mining Archive (NMMA) holds a large collection of geological maps and map series from around the world that are available for member viewing, study and loan.
  • IOM3 welcomes environment bill for a greener future

    IOM3
    The Environment Bill has been introduced to Parliament to better protect our natural environment for generations to come ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union on 31 January.
  • Obituary Professor John Bensted

    Materials World magazine
    In recent years John Bensted was struck by dementia. His physical condition deteriorated and he passed away on Tuesday 12 th November. John’s achievements and contributions to the oil &...
  • IOM3 launches 3-year business plan

    IOM3
    Following on from November’s changeover to the new governance scheme with the last meeting of the old Council and the first meetings of the new Advisory Council and Executive Board, Trustees have now adopted a new strategy and business plan for 2020-2022.
  • IOM3 responds to Queen's Speech for the next Government

    IOM3
    The Monarch has today set out the Government’s plan following the General Election held on 12 December 2019.

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