• IOM3 appoints Strategic Advisors

    IOM3
    In 2018, the Trustees of IOM3 approved the creation of a new Technical Communities Board (TCB) The TCB’s role will be to provide a catalyst for multidisciplinary activity between technical groups of IOM3. The selection process is now complete and we are pleased to announce our new Strategic Advisors.
  • Age limits in IOM3 activities

    IOM3
    IOM3 responds to the age limits in IOM3 related activities
  • 3D-printed acoustic metamaterial

    Sound-cancelling acoustic metamaterial

    Materials World magazine
    A new 3D-printed acoustic metamaterial can block 94% of sounds using an open, ring-like structure.
  • The Iron Cycle - Fe 150 Conference

    Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Division
    The Resource divisions are contributing to the 150 anniversary of IOM3 by arranging the one-day conference “The Iron Cycle – Fe 150” at 297ER on 20 March 2019
  • Submissions to the 2019 Davidge Award are now open

    The Ceramics Society
    The Davidge Award is an annual prize for the best literature review by a PhD student on an innovative topic in ceramics. The award is run and judged by the Editors of Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics (AAC), the specialist ceramics journal of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), and is open to postgraduates studying for a materials science and engineering related qualification at any academic institution worldwide.
  • Reusable adhesive works underwater

    IOM3
    A new reusable adhesive developed from shape memory polymers can work underwater. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • A strong, mouldable graphene

    Materials World magazine
    Graphene could one day become a common engineering as researchers develop it in a soft, kneadable dough form. Katherine Williams found out more.
  • Say no to repellent fabrics

    Materials World magazine
    Waterproof outerwear is over-engineered using chemicals that should be phased out, say researchers . Ceri Jones looks at the alternatives.
  • Get talking – The Northern Powerhouse

    Materials World magazine
    From graphene to the world’s largest offshore windfarm, Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry MP tells us why the resurgent North of England is driving the UK into the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
  • Surface Engineering Leadership Forum Launches

    IOM3
    On Monday 11 February 2019, Lord Whitby of Harborne in the City of Birmingham hosted the launch of the Surface Engineering Leadership Forum (SELF) during an evening reception at the House of Lords in London.

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