• YPLC final held virtually for the first time

    IOM3
    This year's Young Persons' Lecture Competition took place virtually on 23 September 2020 for the first time. Competitors gave a lecture of 15 minutes on a topic related to materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science and engineering.
  • IOM3 publishes 2019 Annual Report

    IOM3
    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019. The report highlights the Institute's 150th anniversary celebrations, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • Support for members

    IOM3
    The Institute is aware that the foreseeable future will be difficult for a number of its members and is here to help those who find themselves in this unfortunate situation. The Institute has a career break rate for its membership fees of £41, while individuals who have been in continuous membership for two years or more may seek support from the Members' Benevolent Trust to pay their membership fees. This is a benefit of your membership, which over the years you have contributed too through your paid membership fees.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

    IOM3
    The escalation of COVID-19 during 2020 has posed great challenges for individuals as well as organisations and has also led, in some cases, to new opportunities to rethink the way of working. This report considers the impact of the pandemic on several industries and examines what may lie ahead.
  • An insight into the COVID-19 crisis from the Student & Early Career Committee

    IOM3 Student & Early Career Committee (SECC)
    The COVID-19 crisis has affected the entire world, and yet each individual experience is unique. Below are a series of testimonies from the IOM3 Student & Early Career Committee (SECC) detailing their experiences – from PhD students, to furloughed industrial workers, to those who have remained in work throughout. It is an interesting insight into the challenges this crisis has brought to the table.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding update

    IOM3
    The first phase of the IOM3 digital transformation project was launched at the end of January, consisting of a fully functioning membership management system and new Member Portal that allows members to update their details, select their technical and communications preferences, pay subscription fees, download invoices for past payments and access all our online Member Benefits, as well as providing online joining for new members
  • Delivering virtual training in unprecedented times

    Materials World magazine
    The Institute’s Training Academy runs courses to support the professional development of members and non-members working in materials, minerals and mining engineering and their related industries.
  • IOM3 on inclusivity

    IOM3
    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) prides itself on valuing inclusivity and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the fight against racism, especially in the light of the shocking events in the USA and subsequent protests.
  • Q&A – IOM3Pride Chair Emily Radley

    IOM3
    Natalie Daniels speaks to IOM3Pride Chair Emily Radley about her career background, and her aims and goals for the group.
  • Biomedical device for health monitoring is powered by sweat

    Materials World magazine
    An electronic skin powered by sweat offers a new mode for tracking health at molecular levels. Idha Valeur reports.

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