Our 150th Anniversary year is drawing to a close and, looking back over the months, it is clear that 2019 has been an extremely busy and productive time for IOM3. These activities have been captured in a short video which can be viewed on IOM3 TV. There have also been a variety of important changes and developments that mark a new start for us.
Taylor and Francis has recently announced it has partnered with four other publishers to introduce Get Full Text Research (GetFTR) – a new, free to use programme that enables faster access for researchers to the published journal articles they need.
What a year it has been for IOM3. 2019 marked 150 years since the Iron and Steel Institute was formed. To mark this year, IOM3 has put together a video with all the highlights from the past 12 months of events and activities.
On Friday 8 November, more than 150 delegates attended the IOM3 Hong Kong branch conference on Materials, Minerals and Mining in the Development of Hong Kong at the Regal Kowloon Hotel, part of the IOM3 150th anniversary programme of events.
In the lead up to Christmas, IOM3 is pleased to launch its final window display of 2019 on the theme of gallium-nitride-based LEDs, inspired by the work of Professor Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FRS FREng FIMMM , Past President of IOM3 (2002–2003)
The Institute has embarked on a major digital transformation project – named Project Optimus - that will deliver a new database and member portal early in 2020, followed by the integration of our other administration and communications systems and a brand new website by early 2021.
IOM3 is pleased to be supporting and exhibiting at the LGBT in STEMinar event held by the University of Birmingham, UK, on 10 January 2020. This is a one-day annual research conference celebrating the work of STEM researchers who identify as LGBTQ+. The event is free to register. Come along to see the IOM3 stall in the common area.