• Abstracts invited for PVC 2020

    IOM3
    The success of this renowned event, now in its 14th edition, is due to the dedicated efforts of the members of our organising committee - volunteers from the global PVC community providing their time and expertise to support the future of the industry. They are busy preparing for the next event, which will be held on 20-23 April 2020 in Edinburgh, and are ready to receive offers of papers until the 1 June 2019.
  • IOM3 appoints Strategic Advisors

    IOM3
    In 2018, the Trustees of IOM3 approved the creation of a new Technical Communities Board (TCB) The TCB’s role will be to provide a catalyst for multidisciplinary activity between technical groups of IOM3. The selection process is now complete and we are pleased to announce our new Strategic Advisors.
  • Age limits in IOM3 activities

    IOM3
    IOM3 responds to the age limits in IOM3 related activities
  • Red mud for ceramics

    Materials World magazine
    A team of designers have used bauxite residue from the alumina industry to create ceramics, glazes and geopolymer concrete.
  • 3D-printed acoustic metamaterial

    Sound-cancelling acoustic metamaterial

    Materials World magazine
    A new 3D-printed acoustic metamaterial can block 94% of sounds using an open, ring-like structure.
  • Reusable adhesive works underwater

    IOM3
    A new reusable adhesive developed from shape memory polymers can work underwater. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • IOM3 celebrates 150 years on its Inauguration Day 2019

    IOM3
    On 25 February, IOM3 celebrated 150 years since the formation of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1869. A video is now available of highlights from the day.
  • IOM3 digital library offers access to PVC papers

    The Polymer Society
    IOM3 has digitised some past papers from the PVC conference 2014. These items are available on our digital library platform.
  • Chartered Environmentalists meet to discuss new DEFRA strategy

    IOM3
    Thirty of the Institute’s Chartered Environmentalists and others interested in environmental issues recently met to consider and discuss the materials-related implications of the government’s recently published Resources and Waste strategy.
  • Memorabilia giveaway

    IOM3
    To celebrate the 150th anniversary year, IOM3 is giving members the opportunity to collect some memorabilia from the Institute through the decades.

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