• Designing biomaterials with AI

    Materials World magazine
    A data-driven approach to biomaterials is using artificial intelligence (AI) to predict water repulsion and protein adsorption, allowing for advanced material screening and design of organic materials. The researchers from...
  • Preserving cultural heritage with metal organic frameworks

    Materials World magazine
    Promethean Particles, based in Nottingham, UK, has joined a European consortium to innovate packaging and storage solutions for historical and cultural artefacts. As part of the NEMOSINE Project, Promethean Particles...
  • Prestigious European awards for materials research

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Major European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants have been awarded to fund cutting-edge projects. Several materials related projects have been sucessful.
  • Using graphene flakes for industrial surfactants

    Materials World magazine
    New research demonstrates that graphene flakes can be used as a surfactant with amphiphilic properties. Shardell Joseph finds out how.
  • EU project eyes Europe’s mining industry

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The European Commission has granted EUR 8.4 million to a three-year H2020 project developing an artificial intelligence platform for the monitoring and analysis of mine sites across Europe. https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/869398
  • Truck in depot. Credit: StreetDrone

    5G autonomous truck project secures funding for Nissan site

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    StreetDrone, headquartered in Oxford, UK, has been confirmed as consortium member to develop 5G connected and autonomous logistics capability for the Nissan Sunderland, UK, plant.
  • IOM3 publishes 2019 Annual Report

    IOM3
    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019. The report highlights the Institute's 150th anniversary celebrations, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • Nuclear competition – can you sort waste?

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    A competition is calling call on companies to come up with new solutions to segregating nuclear waste for a potential £900,000 in funding.
  • 2020 IOM3 Annual General Meeting

    IOM3
    The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining was held on 3 September 2020 online. This news article has been updated with a recording of the webinar and a list of questions asked.
  • £350 million unveiled to cut emissions and help fuel UK’s ‘green recovery’

    IOM3
    The UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a £350 million investment package to cut emissions in heavy industry and drive economic recovery from COVID-19. It aims to help the UK meet its legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. The Prime Minister hopes this will help businesses to decarbonise across the heavy industry, construction, space and transport sectors and to secure the UK’s place at the forefront of green innovation.

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