Materials-themed treasure hunt

The second Great Materials Challenge treasure hunt will take place on 9 May around central London. First prize is a year's free IOM3 membership!

Matsoc president honoured with 'Outstanding Service Award' by IOM3

Materials Society of Cumbria
Andy Thomas was given the award in recognition of over 10 years of active membership of the Materials Society of Cumbria of which seven have been spent as President.

Materials Society of Cumbria wins IOM3 Local Society of the Year 2009

Materials Society of Cumbria
IOM3 has awarded the Materials Society of Cumbria the small society category (<30 average attendance) of its Local Society of the Year competition for 2009.
The Hanson EcoHouse, on display at the Building Research Establishment in Watford, UK. It offers a 44% improvement in energy sustainability over 2006 building standards

Steps for zero carbon homes

Clay Technology magazine
Plans for all new UK homes to be zero carbon from 2016 must be reviewed in light of the current economic situation, according to the UK Federation of Master Builders.

New Maney Publishing website

Maney Publishing, who produce the Institute's journals, are launching a new website.