• The nanocrystals must first be dispersed in molten boron oxide and then subjected to neutron irradiation in a nuclear reactor. Credit: IOCB Prague

    Tumour busting nanomaterials

    Materials World magazine
    A new method for creating nanomaterials with a nuclear reactor could be used to destroy tumours.
  • Magnetism opens path to next-generation microchips

    Materials World magazine
    Innovation in memory, computing, and sensing devices could be on the horizon, following magnetism research from MIT.
  • Superconducting graphene

    Materials World magazine
    Superconductivity of graphene may be possible, thanks to a new use of a tried and tested method.
  • Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2018

    IOM3
    Returning for the sixth year this week marks Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek18), which is a campaign aimed to change perceptions of engineering among young people, parents, teachers and to inspire future engineers.
  • Surfaces fighting frost

    Materials World magazine
    A new passive technology to prevent frosting could do away with chemical anti-freeze solutions. Ellis Davies reports.
  • IOM3 mentoring membership

    Materials World magazine
    Important news for existing and prospective CEng, IEng and EngTech, from Ian Bowbrick, IOM3 Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • IOM3 Special and Publications Awards Dinner 2018

    IOM3
    Congratulations to all the winners of the Special and Publication Award winners, who were presented with their medals and certificates at IOM3 headquarters in London on 16 October 2018
  • Materials Protecting People 2018 addresses healthcare, security and air quality

    IOM3
    Lord Haskell has been annouced as one of the speakers at this year's event where he will give a brief opening address followed by a host of programme speakers including Professor Cameron Alexander of Nottingham University, Professor Giuseppe Battaglia of University College London, and Professor Gary Critchlow of Loughborough University who will address the key issues affecting the protection of people in society today.
  • Science innovation at the Mary Rose

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le talks to Professors Serena Corr and Eleanor Schofield on the scientific innovations used in the restoration of the Mary Rose .
  • Don’t wear it out

    Materials World magazine
    A new take on an old material is believed to have created the world’s most wear-resistant alloy, as Ellis Davies reports.

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