• IOM3 launches first TCB annual forum

    IOM3
    On 12 November, IOM3 held its first Technology Communities Board Annual Forum in London. The aim of the forum was to introduce technical communities and divisional chairs to the Strategic Advisors and for the various IOM3 divisions to share best practices, challenges and to help shape the Institute’s events calendar going forward.
  • First IOM3 Advisory Council meeting takes place

    IOM3
    Following the success of the IOM3 Advisory Council elections and having confirmed 15 vacancies representing IOM3 Grades and Regions, the first meeting took place on 5 November to celebrate and officially welcome the new governance structure.
  • Dr Walter Stahel to open Balancing Resource Efficiency with Climate Change Conference

    Sustainable Development Group
    Dr Walter Stahel (Co-founder, The Product-Life Institute) will give the Keynote entitled A Circular Industrial Economy - A Giant Opportunity and Challenge to the Mining and Materials Industries at the upcoming conference on November 26 2019 at IOM3 London
  • Switching superconductivity on and off in materials

    Materials World magazine
    Researchers have proved that an old scientific model for understanding material behaviour could, through simulation, enable superconductivity to be turned on and off again. Idha Valeur reports.
  • Re-evaluation of the World Trade Centre 7 collapse

    Materials World magazine
    A four-year American study looking at the collapse of the World Trade Centre Building 7 has been conducted using software tools and simulations to re-evaluate its architectural failures. Shardell Joseph investigates.
  • Cerium, hydrogen synthesised

    Materials World magazine
    The possibility of using cerium and hydrogen together to make a superconductive material has been realised by a multinational group of researchers.
  • Final call for abstracts for Rolls 2020 Conference

    IOM3
    Following the success of the five previous conferences on rolling mill rolls for metals processing, the sixth roll conference Rolls 6 (2020) will be organised over three days 3–6 June 2020 in London at One Great George Street. The conference is now inviting abstracts with the deadline to submit on 1 November 2019.
  • Special and Publications Awards Dinner 2019

    IOM3
    Congratulations to all the winners of the IOM3 Special and Publication Awards, who were presented with their medals and certificates at an awards dinner at 297 Euston Road, London on 8 October 2019.
  • IOM3 welcomes Queen's Speech focus on investment in science, energy, transport and the environment

    IOM3
    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.
  • 2019 Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition (YPWLC) comes to London

    IOM3
    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.’

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