• An open letter to the Prime Minister signed by IOM3

    IOM3
    Following last week’s general election result, the National Engineering Policy Centre, which represents the voice of 39 of the UK’s leading professional engineering bodies including IOM3, has published an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson setting out its key priorities for the new government and Parliament.
  • Wood Technology & Timber - Crossword

    The Wood Technology Society
    The M W December 2019 crossword, themed Wood Technology & Timber.
  • FIBERBOARD -- FAST FORWARD!

    The Wood Technology Society
    Fibreboard Industry resources’ annual think-tank, 2019
  • IOM3 digital transformation update

    IOM3
    As Materials World goes to press, the new IOM3 system for managing our member and contacts data is in the process of being configured and a new Member Portal is being set up. The new integrated system will replace the current legacy membership database. We are due to make the changeover at the end of January after a period of intensive testing when we return after the Christmas break.
  • A year as IOM3 President by Professor Serena Best CBE FREng CEng FIMMM

    IOM3
    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.
  • New service from joint publishers to streamline access to research

    IOM3
    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.
  • Wood in Art

    The Wood Technology Society
    Ai Weiwei "wooden" ball for auction.
  • Historical female engineers and scientists make debut on IOM3 heritage stairway

    IOM3
    Since around the 1990s, the IOM3 information services team has been working hard on gathering research into women who made their mark in materials and minerals and who were part of the Institute’s long-standing history dating back 150 years. IOM3 is pleased to have now feature eight inspiring females on the Heritage Stairway based at the IOM3 London office.
  • Vice Chair of TCB announced

    IOM3
    IOM3 is pleased to have appointed Margaret Copland, CEng, CSci, FIMMM Senior Wells & Technology Manager at the Oil and Gas Authority and a board member of the Oil and Gas Division as the Vice Chair of the IOM3 Technology Communities Board.
  • Key Issues will be discussed at Balancing Resource Efficiency with Climate Change Conference

    Sustainable Development Group
    The UK government has recently set out two ambitious and long-term strategic objectives, namely the 25-year environmental action plan and a commitment for the UK to be zero net carbon by 2050. This conference critically examines these two challenges, with an emphasis on rigorous systems thinking and numerical estimates.

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