• How a mantis shrimp packs a punch

    Materials World magazine
    Robotics could be improved with super strength shrimp design. Ceri Jones reports.
  • Photosynthesis for self-healing polymers

    Materials World magazine
    A self-repairing polymer that continuously expands and strengthens has been developed at MIT. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Technology Communities Board invites nominations

    IOM3
    The IOM3 Managing Board recently approved the restructure of the Industry & Technology Policy Board by creating a new Technical Communities Board (TCB). Nominations are now being sought for the role of Strategic Advisors on the TCB. This voluntary role is open to any member of the Institute. Members can request a full prospectus which sets out the ethos behind the change and includes both the job description and Terms of Reference.
  • A farewell from CEO Bernie Rickinson

    IOM3
    Looking back over 21 immensely enjoyable years as Chief Executive at IOM3, it is hard to single out one aspect or achievement within the job that has given me the most pleasure. Some of the activities and brands above have been a part of the Institute’s development under my watch.
  • The technology of post-disaster recovery

    Materials World magazine
    Prevention is better than a cure. But force majeure and decades of inelegant architectural and societal build-up means not every natural disaster can be mitigated. In these events, engineering plays a vital role in post-disaster solutions. Khai Trung Le 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.
  • Vietnam builds future on raw bricks

    Clay Technology magazine
    Vietnam is aiming to increase the number of non-fired adobe bricks it produces, to reduce harmful carbon emissions. Ceri Jones reports.
  • The International Rubber Conference Organisation Celebrates Success

    Rubber in Engineering Group
    In early September 2018, the International Rubber Conference (IRC) 2018 was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference attracted over 500 delegates from 35 countries with over 150 papers presented and over 200 exhibitors from 14 countries.
  • Nominations invited for BCS Student Award for Attendance at ICCM 2019

    The British Composites Society
    Nominations for the BCS Student Paper Award for Attendance at ICCM22 , consisting of £1000 towards expenses of attending the conference, are required before the end of October
  • Wrapped in shellfish

    Materials World magazine
    A new material made from food waste could be a biodegradable alternative for food packaging, as Ellis Davies reports.

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