Materials applications resources

A gateway to resources relating to the development and use of materials across all applications from biotechnology to engineering and construction

Materials underpin all engineering activities such as construction, electronics, aerospace, telecommunications, medicine and energy, and can be the key to providing greater efficiency and lower costs in all manner of industries.     

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Control over water friction with 2D materials towards ‘smart membranes’

Materials applications resources

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What to expect at EEC 2021

Upcoming events

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  • Free

NMA Lunchtime Seminars: Natural Materials in Anthropology

The next webinar in the NMA Lunchtime series.

  • CPD hours

The role of resource efficiency and the circular economy

This event forms part of Sustainable Futures Week. The first day of the series will explore the role of resource efficiency and the transition to a more circular economy in reaching net zero.

  • Course
  • 6 September–10 November 2021

PIABC Level 2 Award in Clay Technology - Southern Session

A perfect introduction to the Heavy Clay Industry for those with little or no practical experience


Information services

Are you looking for information or advice on materials? Our Information Services team can help you find relevant articles and literature from our extensive library collections and provide signposting to sources of advice.  

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IOM3 awards

Awards in materials applications

Nominations for the 2022 IOM3 Awards & Prizes will open in October 2021

IOM3 recognises achievements and contributions to the profession through a range of annual Awards, Medals and Prizes. The awards cover a range of subject areas, career stages and types of contribution. The awards listed below are broadly within the field of materials applications.

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Latest job vacancies

Chair of Trustees – IOM3 Pension Scheme

  • Closing date: 31 Jul 2021

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is seeking to appoint a new Chair of Pension Trustees for its defined benefit pension scheme.

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IOM3 communities active in materials applications

Packaging Society