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 them, whatever their application.

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


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UK Robotics centre receives funding

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Microbial weaving produces textiles

Materials science & technology resources

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Holding the fort - the potential of mineral carbonation

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Self-healing construction materials

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Engineering Metallurgy

A one-day course exploring the basic concepts of metallurgy


Production of Defect Free Metals Spring 2023

Exploring the challenge of eliminating defects during metal production for aerospace, power generation and hydrogen containment

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Materials Engineering in Stringed Instruments: A Journey Between Physics & Craftsmanship

Martino Quintavalla will describe his research in the field of lutherie and musical acoustics in our annual Art Lecture.

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 & Prizes

Awards in materials science & technology

Nominations for the 2022 IOM3 Awards & Prizes are now closed.

The full list of winners will be announced on the IOM3 website and Institute publications.


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IOM3 communities active in materials science & technology

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Composites Group

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Adhesion & Adhesives Group

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Elastomer Group