• Member Survey results

    IOM3
    The Institute would like to thank all members who took the time to complete its 2019 Member Survey. We are now in a position to report on the results and some of the activities we will be taking to enhance and refresh the Institute’s suite of member benefits.
  • Textile batteries for wearable devices

    Materials World magazine
    Washable capacitors may improve the usability of wearables and lead to entirely fabric smart devices. Ceri Jones finds out how it works.
  • Smart materials made in minutes using eco-friendly acoustic technique

    Materials World magazine
    An eco-friendly technique that can produce metal-organic frameworks in minutes has been demonstrated by using sound waves to manipulate atoms. Shardell Joseph finds out more.
  • IOM3 publishes 2018 Annual Report

    IOM3
    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2018. The report highlights the Institute's activities in 2018, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • Pride in STEM

    IOM3
    On the 5 July 2019 marks LGBTQ+ in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). The aim of the day is to help raise awareness and increase support for diversity and inclusion in STEM to ensure global awareness.
  • Material scientists design polar bear hair-inspired heat insulator

    Materials World magazine
    By reproducing the structure of individual polar bear hairs, a lightweight, stretchy heat insulation material has been created.
  • IOM3 responds to Government Resource and Waste Strategy Consultations

    IOM3
    IOM3 has prepared a response on the following consultations on Plastic packaging tax, Packaging waste: changing the UK producer responsibility system for packaging waste and Introducing a deposit return scheme (DRS) for containers.
  • 2019 Young Persons' Lecture Competition Final

    IOM3
    This year's Young Persons' Lecture Competition took place on 1 May at the Armourers Hall. Competitors are 28 or under gave a lecture of 15 minutes on a topic related to materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science and engineering. The audience were also, for the first time, able to cast their people vote.
  • Q&A – IOM3 digitisation of the library

    IOM3
    Katherine Williams and Hilda Kaune on the digitisation of the IOM3 Library
  • IOM3 Fellows appointed as Royal Academy Chairs in Emerging Technologies

    IOM3
    IOM3 Fellows Professor Judith Driscoll and Professor Peter Lee have been appointed as Chairs in Emerging Technologies by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Chairs provide long-term support to world-leading engineers across the UK to advance emerging technologies.

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