Materials science & technology resources

A gateway to resources relating to the science and technology of materials

An understanding of the structure and properties of materials is fundamental to finding improved ways of processing and using materials, whatever their application.

IOM3 embraces the full spectrum of materials from nanomaterials, biomaterials, through metals, ceramics and polymers, to natural materials and minerals.


Materials science & technology news

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Materials Technology, Vol. 36, No. 9, out now

Quantum state of matter ‘tuned’ at will

Materials science & technology resources

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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 for achieving climate neutrality

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.

  • CPD hours

The role of energy technologies

This event forms part of Sustainable Futures Week. The penultimate day of the series will explore the role of energy materials and the path towards the energy transition and how critical these industries are as vital parts of the overall strategy towards a net zero future.

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 science & technology

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 science & technology.

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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 science & technology

Corrosion Group