The six students who have just been revealed as finalists of the 2021 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition supported by IOM3 have demonstrated the excellence of design faculties within our universities – according to the competition judges.
In this week's episode, Rachel Stonehouse, Policy Research Fellow at IOM3, is joined by Julian Allwood (UKFIRES) and Libby Peake (Green Alliance) to discuss the role of resource efficiency in reaching net zero.
Following on from the governance changes that created the Advisory Council, Executive Board and the four pillars of IOM3 in 2019 (Phases 1 and 2), the Trustees are now consulting members on the third phase of changes.
Defra has today (24 March 2021) published consultations on Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging and Introducing a Deposit Return Scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, with a closing date of 4 June 2021.
IOM3 with its IOM3 Polymer Group supported this year’s Global Research and Innovation in Plastics Sustainability (GRIPS) online conference held on 16–18 March 2021 held a sustainability poster competition which celebrates plastic innovation and its impacts on future use and disposal of plastics.
FEMS in partnership with Taylor and Francis released its new European Journal of Materials, a fully open access materials science and engineering journal that covers the functional and structural behaviour of materials.
IOM3 has welcomed the ambition in the Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy published today (17 March 2021) to cut industrial emissions by two-thirds in 15 years and the expectation that it will create and support up to 80,000 new jobs by 2050.
IOM3 will be submitting written evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into the role of battery and fuel cell technologies in achieving the UK’s ambition to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
In our third part of our WIM3 podcast series, Dr Fiona Robinson FIMMM, talks to Maria Holloway–Strong about her career in geotechnical engineering and the construction industry and juggling being a parent with a career.
In our latest instalment of our new series, Dr Fiona Robinson FIMMM, Vice Chair of Women in Materials, Minerals and Mining (WIM3) group, speaks to Artemis Stamboulis who is Senior Lecturer in Biomaterials and Nanomaterials at the University of Birmingham, UK.
Continuing our #EarthDay theme, our next @materialsworld article is on 'Pastures new - surface soils solving flooding' as scientists share the science behind the soils. Read the article at bit.ly/3n9LG8k