Local Societies

IOM3 has a network of affiliated local societies throughout the UK.

Find your local Affiliated Society here for networking opportunities in your area. This list includes local societies throughout the UK. For societies in selected countries outside the UK where IOM3 has local member networks please visit International Societies.

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Members and non members of IOM3 are entitled to join local societies in the region where they live or work. 

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

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

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

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The Voice of Packaging in the Heart of the Country

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Fostering understanding, experience, interest & research

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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The Mining Institute of Scotland is a professional body for the advancement of all perspectives of minerals (including oil & gas) and mining

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The Association is the learned society and professional institution for metallurgists and materials technologists in Scotland

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An affiliated local society catering for the needs of individual professional members and Corporate Member companies and organisations.

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Looking at all things packaging in London & the South of England

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LMS is a local society of IOM3. The society meets regularly to discuss every aspect of materials from ice cream manufacture to nanotechnology

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A voice in the South East on Minerals & Mining. We are funded by a grant from IOM3 and through company sponsors who share our learned society aims.

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SCMMMS is an affiliated local society of IOM3.

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Based in South East Wales, we are a materials society that is affiliated to IOM3. Our aim is to provide knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities for the local materials community.

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The South Wales Materials Association cover an area from Cardiff to as far west as Aberystwyth. The majority of our events are held at Swansea University Bay Campus ‚Äč

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The Cornish Institute of Engineers, a local society of IOM3, was founded in 1913 to advance mining and all branches of engineering.

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The WEMMA is affiliated to IOM3 and aims to provide a service to all materials professionals in the West of England by organizing talks and events and providing a focus for discussions.