• IOM3 update on COVID-19

    IOM3
    The Prime Minister unveiled strict measures on 23 March 2020 to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 stating that, ‘people should leave home only to exercise once a day, travel to and from work where "absolutely necessary", shop for essential items and to fulfil any medical or care needs.
  • IOM3 advice for working from home during COVID-19

    IOM3
    Following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Government on 18 March 2020 announced measures to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 by announcing that people should work from home where possible. With working remotely/home working is now becoming the ‘new norm’ for most people, IOM3 has put together a list of do’s and don’ts that you may find useful over the weeks to come.
  • Assessment of permeability and behaviour of chalk in deep boreholes

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The UK’s fast rail-link, HS2 proposes to boring a deep tunnel 60m+ through the Chilterns, chalk hills located in the South of England. James A Elson EngTech MIMMM explains his role in testing.
  • Engineering response to COVID-19: can you help?

    IOM3
    The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented global challenge. The Royal Academy of Engineering is keen to help identify potential solutions and facilitate useful contacts across its national and international engineering networks that could help our governments solve problems and assist the public health response.
  • Nominations invited for Research Excellence Framework panel

    IOM3
    The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The next exercise will be conducted in 2021. The REF is a process of expert review, carried out by expert panels for each of the 34 subject-based units of assessment (UOAs), under the guidance of four main panels.
  • A statement from IOM3 – Organisers of PVC 2020

    IOM3
    It is with deep disappointment that IOM3 has today announced that PVC2020, scheduled to take place at The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Scotland (20–23 April 2020), will be postponed until Spring 2021 following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Growing bone substitute materials

    Materials World magazine
    A new approach to an old method could help create structures that can repair damaged bones. Idha Valeur finds out how it works.
  • Seeing how batteries degrade

    Materials World magazine
    Combining imaging techniques has helped researchers see activity inside working battery cells for the first time, which could improve manufacturing. Ceri Jones reports.
  • Focus on member benefits

    IOM3
    Our series on member benefits continues this month with Competent Person Registration (CPR) and some of the opportunities the Institute makes available to its members.
  • IOM3 exhibits at MRE 2020

    IOM3
    IOM3 attended and exhibited at MRE 2020 on 19–20 February 2020 at the Business Design Centre in London. The IOM3 team promoted membership benefits with an exclusive discount for new joining members, training courses and upcoming events and activities.

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