• Materials Innovation at MRE2018

    The Materials Research Exchange & Investor Showcase ( MRE2018) was held at the Business Design Centre in London on 12-13 March. I n supporting this two-day event, IOM3 provided prizes for the student posters generated for the event.
  • IOM3 staff day: Looking back at 2017

    Staff day concluded another successful year for the Institute. Held on 12 December 2017at 297 Euston Road, London, the day was a chance for all IOM3 teams and offices to jointly celebrate their contributions in 2017.
  • Engineering body, IOM3 achieves apprenticeship accreditation status

    A team from the Institute has been working with an industrial consortium over the last 18 months to develop an apprenticeship standard at level 3 which best meets the knowledge and skills needs of the multifaceted and economically significant industries that operate in the composites sector.
  • Surface Engineering a free one day conference for teachers

    Schools Affiliate Scheme
    The annual Schools Affiliate Scheme Conference for teachers will take place at The Boilerhouse, Grantham on 14 November and will feature technical presentations and hands-on workshops covering all aspects of Surface Engineering. The conference is open to 11-19 teachers of science and design technology and is free to attend. There are 20 places available and all practicing teachers are eligible to apply for a bursary of £150 towards the cost of cover or travel.
  • Materials Matter at Rolls Royce

    Schools Affiliate Scheme
    Registrations are now open for the Materials Matter event for schools at Rolls Royce in Derby on 08 November 2017.
  • 2018 Armourers and Braisers Tata Sixth Form Prize launched

    A&B Sixth Form Prize
    Registrations are now open for the 2018 Armourers and Brasiers Tata Sixth Form Materials Prize.
  • 2018 Copper Education Competition Launched

    Schools Affiliate Scheme
    The Copper Development Association launches its 2018 competition for schools.
  • Australia to host the IOM3 Young Persons' World Lecture Competition final

    The Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition, now in its 13 th year, has visited 10 countries in five continents. This year the final will take place in Perth, Australia and will be sponsored by Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração (CBMM) and supported by Rolls-Royce.
  • Martin Cox, IOM3 President

    Martin Cox: Six months in the president's seat

    After six months in the president’s seat, I thought it was high time to pen a few notes outlining some of the activities attended, getting around the UK and further afield representing the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), trying to provide support and promote interest in existing engagement while gauging areas of potential future involvement and development, with a view to scotching the rumour that all the President does is attend dinners.
  • London ‘packs’ out for Schools and Student Starpack Awards

    To celebrate winners of the Schools and Student Starpack 2017 Awards, a presentation was held on 28 June at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining headquarters at 297 Euston Road, London.