• Support for members

    IOM3
    The Institute is aware that the foreseeable future will be difficult for a number of its members and is here to help those who find themselves in this unfortunate situation. The Institute has a career break rate for its membership fees of £41, while individuals who have been in continuous membership for two years or more may seek support from the Members' Benevolent Trust to pay their membership fees. This is a benefit of your membership, which over the years you have contributed too through your paid membership fees.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

    IOM3
    The escalation of COVID-19 during 2020 has posed great challenges for individuals as well as organisations and has also led, in some cases, to new opportunities to rethink the way of working. This report considers the impact of the pandemic on several industries and examines what may lie ahead.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding update

    IOM3
    The first phase of the IOM3 digital transformation project was launched at the end of January, consisting of a fully functioning membership management system and new Member Portal that allows members to update their details, select their technical and communications preferences, pay subscription fees, download invoices for past payments and access all our online Member Benefits, as well as providing online joining for new members
  • Two IOM3 Fellows awarded ASM Henry Marion Howe Medal for 2020

    IOM3
    Two IOM3 Fellows and professors from The University of Manchester – Professor Philip Withers FIMMM and Professor Michael Preuss FIMMM – both of the Department of Materials have received the ASM Henry Marion Howe Medal for 2020.
  • IOM3 on inclusivity

    IOM3
    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) prides itself on valuing inclusivity and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the fight against racism, especially in the light of the shocking events in the USA and subsequent protests.
  • Patent of the month – Intellectual property for R&D

    Materials World magazine
    Rayyan Mughal, of Marks & Clerk Law LLP, looks at what you need to consider when working in international R&D teams, collaborations and university spin-out companies.
  • MPG AGM and Effect of Plastics on Coronavirus Webinar

    The Polymer Society
    The online AGM and Presentation will start at 7.00pm on 10th June 2020 featuring Mr Philip Law, Director General, British Plastics Federation.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding under way

    IOM3
    We have now embarked on phase 2 of the project which involves incorporating activities that are currently administered on separate systems (such as events, training courses, awards, competitions, accreditation, sales, marketing and communications) into the new contacts management system.
  • Online public workshop dates added

    IOM3
    The Membership Team will be running a series of 10 ‘public’ Workshops over the April to June period for professional qualifications and becoming a Fellow.
  • Benefits of online STEM education investigated

    Materials World magazine
    Online and blended (online and in-person) STEM education can produce the same learning outcomes for students as traditional, in-person classes at a fraction of the cost, finds research published in Science Advances.

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