• Member survey – have your say

    IOM3
    The Institute is currently looking at ways in which it can better meet the professional needs of its members and improve the overall member experience. As part of this exercise, we will be issuing a digital member survey in the coming weeks and hope as many members as possible will complete it.
  • IRCO Student Prize Award Open

    IOM3
    Since 2016, the International Rubber Conference Organisation (IRCO) has supported an award of a Student Prize at the annual International Rubber Conference (IRC), The IRCO Student Prize will be awarded for the best student papers presented at the IRC2019 Conference, as judged by a panel of experts in the field.
  • Variations of three-layer structures. Image credit: Osaka University

    Adhering without adhesives

    Materials World magazine
    A method to adhere vulcanised rubber to plastic or other materials without an adhesive has been developed by Japanese researchers. Idha Valeur reports.
  • Adhesion '19 Medal Winners announced

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    The Society for Adhesion and Adhesives (SAA) announces the recipients of the two medals to be presented at the Adhesion ’19 conference in September.
  • $1.5 Billion Global Alliance Project Launched to End Plastic Waste

    The Polymer Society
    The Alliance, consisting of over 25 global companies, will commit $1.5 Billion over next 5 years
  • Update to IOM3 Sustainability Policy

    IOM3
    As of 27 November 2018, the Institute in accordance with its Council and approved by Managing Board, has updated its sustainability policy.
  • IOM3 welcomes new President Professor Serena Best CBE FREng CEng FIMMM

    IOM3
    Having now taken on the role as President of IOM3, Serena talks about engaging younger members, key issues facing materials science and engineering and the 150th anniversary.
  • A look back at 2018

    IOM3
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Our offices will close for the Christmas break at 5pm on Friday 21 December and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2 January 2019.
  • Self-sensing components paves way to functional soft robotics

    Materials World magazine
    Material able to self-sense its deformations may lead the way to more adaptable and functional soft robotics. Khai Trung Le talks to Ilse Van Meerbeek about her work.
  • International Rubber Conference – registration open

    IOM3
    The International Rubber Conference (IRC 2019) is a three-day must attend event where delegates can learn about the technical advances in the global rubber market. Registration is now open and the conference is also calling for papers.

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