IOM3 were recently invited to attend the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Global Grand Challenges Summit 2019. IOM3 Strategic Advisors Dr Simon Hogg and Sophie Parsons report back on what was an inspiring and thought‐provoking event.
The Monarch has today set out the Government’s plan for 26 bills to deliver Brexit, improve environmental targets to help tackle climate change, increase investment in science and ensure a national infrastructure strategy to improve transport and energy infrastructure.
On Thursday 10 October, IOM3 headquarters in London hosted the 15th Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition (YPWLC). Tamlyn Naidu from South Africa was awarded first place for her lecture on ‘Acid Mine Drainage Remediation System Using Waste Products from the Steel Manufacturing and Sugar Industries.’
IOM3 is pleased to announce that our President, Professor Serena Best CBE FREng FIMMM, has received the 2019 Armourers and Brasiers’ Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for successfully using biomaterials to replace and help to regenerate human tissue.
IOM3 and the British Composites Society are for another year supporting the Advanced Engineering show taking place at the NEC on 30–31 October. We will be providing information about our activities in composites and other sectors relevant to advanced engineering, membership of IOM3, our technical and library services, publications and how we can help you progress your career.
This is Engineering Day will take place on 6 November 2019. It is a campaign to bring engineering to life for young people, and give more people the opportunity to pursue a career that is rewarding, future shaping, varied, well paid and in-demand.
Dr Simon Hogg, IOM3 Strategic Advisor on the Technology Communities Board attended the Transforming Foundation Industries ISCF Challenge – 2nd deep dive workshop. Here, he talks about the event and outcomes.
Rare earth elements are materials of increasing importance in the production of high performance magnets, materials, semi-conductors and catalysts. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are currently seeking IOM3 advice regarding the disruptions to the global supplt of rare earth materials and products.