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IOM3 responds to IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest findings which cover scientific, technical, and socio-economic data on climate change.


The Sustainable Apparel Coalition launches membership

The membership is for companies with more than US$100mln to encourage sustainability to become part of their company operations.


Smart ring attracts higher than expected investment

A jewellery-like smart ring, Iris, that incorporates the health-monitoring features currently available in smart watches is attracting five times more capital than expected in crowdfunding.

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Hybrid-ferries to set sail in Hong Kong waters

Two hybrid double-hull, double-end ferries to operate in Hong Kong from 2024 will have battery and solar power.

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Scientists enhance recyclability of waste plastic

US iCOUP method turns plastic jugs and packaging into fully recyclable and potentially biodegradable materials.

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NMG Lunchtime Seminars: Biorefineries

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IOM3 responds to Spring Budget 2023

The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has outlined the Government’s plans to halve inflation, grow the economy and get debt falling.


UK brewery turns to hydrogen energy

Lancashire’s biggest brewery, Samlesbury, UK, in partnership with Protium, has announced plans to cut its carbon emissions by developing a green hydrogen energy production facility at the site.

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New double issue podcast explores the Presidential journey

New double issue podcast explores the Presidential journey

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IOM3 Investigates… meet Kate Thornton

Introducing the new IOM3 President, Kate Thornton.

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IOM3 Investigates... the Presidential experience

Our two most recent past Presidents describe their experience of being IOM3 President.

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UKRI confirms investment in technological advancement

The UK Department of Science, Innovation and Technology invests over £250mln in artificial intelligence, quantum technologies and engineering biology.

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Developing composite recycling technologies

The €10mln EU co-funded project EoLO-HUBs demonstrates solutions to recycle materials from wind turbine blades.


Report outlines future of reliable decarbonised electricity

The delivering a reliable decarbonised power system report illustrates the feasibility of a reliable, resilient, decarbonised electricity supply system for 2035, and the steps required to achieve it.


lnterplas 2023 registration opens

Following a successful in person event in 2021, lnterplas is set to continue its development in 2023.

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Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Vol. 52, No. 3, out now

Subjects covered include Microwave absorption analysis of graphene-based hybrid nanocomposites, melamine phytates and its application in rigid polyurethane foam composites targets for improving fire safety, and Thermal stability and rheological properties of PMMA/B2O3 nanocomposites.

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Cutting construction raw materials by more than a third

The Green Alliance has launched a report on how to achieve a more circular construction sector.

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IOM3 to work with UK government on domestic critical mineral supply chains

The Institute will investigate the skills required to support these supply chains which will precede a programme of public engagement by the UK Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre.

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Playing to a new tune

Low-cost, durable violins are feasible using 3D printing, say researchers in Canada who hope to increase educational access to instruments.

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UKAEA and Sheffield Uni partner for fusion

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the University of Sheffield are partnering to drive fusion technology and its future industry.