• Industry experts propose top five issues for plastics and recycling

    The Packaging Society has published a statement on plastics and recycling.
  • Women into Fellowship - Q&A

    As part of its ongoing Membership Growth Initiative, the Institute is pleased to announce the launch of its latest project – Women into Fellowship. Through this initiative IOM3 will be encouraging appropriately experienced women members and other women within the Materials Cycle communities to apply for the IOM3 Fellowship grade. To understand more about this project, we caught up with Ian Bowbrick, the Institute’s Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • Calling time at IOM3

    Dr Bernie Rickinson, IOM3 Chief Executive, has confirmed to Trustees and the principal boards of the Institute his intent to retire from the Institute at the end of 2018.
  • The road to recovery

    Materials World magazine
    In recent months, events concerning UK steel have warranted re-examination of, what the government is calling, a vital industry. Ellis Davies investigates what they could mean for the future.
  • Diamond anvils lead to first chemical reactions by mechanical pressure

    Materials World magazine
    The use of diamond molecular anvils in the first chemical reactions by mechanical pressure could lead to a new field of mechanosynthesis. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Screening for pesticides using magnetic nanoparticles

    Materials World magazine
    The use of magnetic nanoparticles to extract synthetic pesticides can reduce the screening process by four hours. Khai Trung Le talks to Assistant Professor Yang Hongshun about his team’s new method.
  • The rise and fall of Mexican oil and gas

    Materials World magazine
    After 75 years of state activity, Mexico opens its door to outside involvement in the country’s oil and gas sector to shore up the diminishing sector. But with a forthcoming election, how sustainable are the reforms? Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Cut through the layers

    Materials World magazine
    Two things have become clear in the current debate around plastic packaging – consumers need to value the material more and producers need to be incentivised to use a higher amount of recycled content
  • Wood competes with metals

    Materials World magazine
    A new process turns any wood into a material competitive with titanium, researchers claim. Ellis Davies investigates.
  • Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 53, No. 2

    Corrosion Committee
    Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology , Vol. 53, No. 2, 17 Feb 2018 is now available. Members can read for free.