• Animal chatter speeds up material testing

    Materials World magazine
    Sonar techniques can characterise soft materials at high speeds and with greater accuracy.
  • How a mantis shrimp packs a punch

    Materials World magazine
    Robotics could be improved with super strength shrimp design. Ceri Jones reports.
  • Shape memory alloy reinforces building

    Materials World magazine
    A new shape-memory alloy that only requires one pre-stressing could improve civil engineering. Ceri Jones reports.
  • How we talk about plastics

    Materials World magazine
    Plastics can be recyclable, compostable biodegradeable – but what do these really mean? Stuart Patrick breaks down single-use plastics.
  • Patent of the Month – extreme heat

    Materials World magazine
    A new patent can help aircraft carriers withstand extreme temperatures, by Patent Attorney, Gemma McGeough from Withers & Rogers.
  • Technology Communities Board - Nominations Invited

    IOM3
    The IOM3 Managing Board recently approved the restructure of the Industry & Technology Policy Board by creating a new Technical Communities Board (TCB). Nominations are now being sought for the role of Strategic Advisors on the TCB. This voluntary role is open to any member of the Institute. Members can request a full prospectus which sets out the ethos behind the change and includes both the job description and Terms of Reference.
  • Particulate Engineering for Industry 4.0 - change of venue

    Particulate Engineering Committee
    Due to high demand for this event, we have changed the venue to Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1G 9DT. This beautiful venue is only a 5 minute walk from Oxford Street Station and a 10 minute walk from our offices at Euston Road. We hope you will join us for this one day of presentations covering metallic, polymeric and refractory materials from industry leads, tier suppliers and end users embracing Industry 4.0 in their respective territories.
  • A farewell from CEO Bernie Rickinson

    IOM3
    Looking back over 21 immensely enjoyable years as Chief Executive at IOM3, it is hard to single out one aspect or achievement within the job that has given me the most pleasure. Some of the activities and brands above have been a part of the Institute’s development under my watch.
  • Last chance to register for the Particulate Engineering for Industry 4.0 event

    IOM3
    Don't miss our host of excellent speakers on the 27 November at our one day seminar Particulate Engineering for Industry 4.0 - From Feedstock to End Use. Presentations will cover metallic, polymeric and refractory materials from industry leads, tier suppliers and end users embracing Industry 4.0 in their respective territories.
  • Magnetism opens path to next-generation microchips

    Materials World magazine
    Innovation in memory, computing, and sensing devices could be on the horizon, following magnetism research from MIT.

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