• IOM3 welcomes new President Professor Serena Best CBE FREng CEng FIMMM

    IOM3
    Having now taken on the role as President of IOM3, Serena talks about engaging younger members, key issues facing materials science and engineering and the 150th anniversary.
  • A look back at 2018

    IOM3
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Our offices will close for the Christmas break at 5pm on Friday 21 December and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2 January 2019.
  • Parsons 2019 - Call for Papers extended to 31 May

    IOM3
    Call for Papers now open for the 2019 Parsons Conference. The 2019 Parsons conference will focus on the challenge of turbines operating under novel conditions, looking the interactions between environmental degradation mechanisms and mechanical interactions, in both gas and steam turbine applications.
  • In plain sight: reducing the risk of infrastructure failure. An interim report into the Grenfell Fire

    Sustainable Development Group
    A report by Professor Peter Hansford on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • 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 invites nominations

    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.
  • 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.
  • IOM3 mentoring membership

    Materials World magazine
    Important news for existing and prospective CEng, IEng and EngTech, from Ian Bowbrick, IOM3 Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • Material Marvels – To Boldly Go…

    Materials World magazine
    The Space Shuttle Enterprise stands as a testament to the human need to explore and seek answers. Ceri Jones looks at its journey from build to retirement.
  • Next generation water filters

    Materials World magazine
    Water filtration can be improved with membrane enhancements causing water to move quicker through the surface. Idha Valeur reports.

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