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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From print to pedal - a 3D printed cycle

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Nano4Health: Advances in combatting COVID-19

This webinar explores how nanomaterials are being used to combat COVID-19

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NMA Lunchtime Seminars: Focus on Natural Materials for Packaging

Exploring how natural materials can be used to create more sustainable packaging and the challenges of commercialising these materials.

Development and Life Management of 9-12%Cr CSEF Steels

Showcasing the latest information from academia, alloy producers, technology providers, OEMs and plant operators.


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 2021 IOM3 awards are now open.

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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IOM3 Vice President

  • Contract type: Voluntary role
  • Salary: N/A
  • Closing date: 12 Feb 2021

Nominations are now open for the role of Vice-President of IOM3, which has become vacant due to the biennial cycle of presidential changes.

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IOM3 communities active in materials applications

Packaging Society

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