Communities finder

Our IOM3 communities include special interest groups, local societies and member support networks

You can find a list of all IOM3 communities here - technical communities, local societies and member networks. Please make use of the filters to select the communities that are of interest to you and click through to find out more about them.

IOM3 Members (logged in) can join any of the communities listed to receive news and updates from those groups. This will be logged on your member profile on the IOM3 database. Members who wish to select a preferred (primary) technical community need to do so via their member profile (My Preferences) on login.

62 groups available

An IOM3 Affiliated Society in Western Australia committed to representing local members and organising networking and professional development events.

An IOM3 Affiliated Society based in the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham committed to promoting an interest in materials

An IOM3 Affiliated Society in the Midlands region committed to creating and promoting an interest in materials

Promoting equality of ethnic minorities within the materials, minerals and mining industries.

An IOM3 Affiliated Society in the East Midlands region committed to creating and promoting an interest in materials

The Voice of Packaging in the Heart of the Country

An affiliated local society looking after heavy clay technology interests in North Staffordshire

Fostering understanding, experience, interest & research

We organise meetings that provide informative talks on diverse subjects relevant to materials and which contribute to continuing professional development for IOM3 members. Non-members are also welcome to attend.

An affiliated local society looking after the interest of members in the West Midlands

The Cleveland Institution of Engineers serves Teesside's scientific community through its wide range of learned society activities

An affiliated local society looking after heavy clay technology interests in Yorkshire

The Lincolnshire Iron and Steel Institute (LISI) meets regularly to discuss every aspect of Materials but with a particular interest in iron and steel manufacturing and applications.

An affiliated local society looking after the interest of members in the NE

NEIMME is an affiliated IOM3 Affiliated Local Society in the North East

For packaging professionals in the North of England - your source for news, events and information from the Packaging Society

SMEA is the voice of the materials community in South Yorkshire, with an extensive programme of activities centred on lectures, visits and encouragement of young materials scientists. Non-members welcome

The Manchester Metallurgical Society (MMS) aims to provide a friendly atmosphere for students and professionals alike

The Manchester Polymer Group (MPG) is a local society, affiliated to The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, focussing on meeting the needs of its membership with polymer and elastomer interests in the North West

The Materials Society of Cumbria's mission is to be the voice of the materials, minerals and mining community in Cumbria.