News Archive

All news releases issued by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining will appear here. To view the full release click on the headline.

Annual Review 2007
Date Posted: 6 June 2008

The International Mining and Minerals Association and PERC Code to be launched
Date Posted: 5 June 2008

Materials and processes in jewellery
Date Posted: 3 June 2008

Final programme available for Materials Congress
Date Posted: 7 May 2008

JUNIOR EUROMAT 2008
Date Posted: 3 May 2008

Public not plastics to blame for litter on beaches
Date Posted: 30 April 2008

Institute’s 2008 Award and Prize winners
Date Posted: 14 April 2008

Overview of programme for Materials Congress
Date Posted: 11 April 2008

Technician of the Year and Competitive Prize 2007 winners
Date Posted: 10 April 2008

Teacher’s experience at Materials Congress
Date Posted: 31 March 2008

Draft Programmes Available for Materials Congress
Date posted: 13 March 2008

Boost Your Career in Science and Engineering workshop
Date posted: 10 March 2008

Materials Congress 2008 plenary speakers announced
Date posted: 9 February 2008

Entries invited for Environmental engineering award
Date posted: 14 January 2008

Mining Law Examination 2008 dates announced
Date posted: 10 January 2008

Energy materials supply chain consultation
Date posted: 3 January 2008

The Great Materials Challenge treasure hunt
Date posted: 3 January 2008

Composites fire resistance conference
Date posted: 21 December 2007

Royal Academy of Engineering invites nominations for Silver Medal
Date posted: 19 December 2007

Technology Skills Audit
Date posted: 14 December 2007

Young Persons’ Lecture Competition 2008
Date posted: 12 December 2007

Energy materials top priority to tackle climate change
Date posted: 6 December 2007

Investment funding for commercially viable research
Date posted: 29 October 2007

Access IMMAGE online
Date posted: 29 October 2007

Government funding to boost UK science and innovation
Date posted: 23 October 2007

Launch of the British Composites Society
Date posted: 3 October 2007

Funding available for collaborative research
Date posted: 4 September 2007

2008 Institute Awards open for nominations
Date posted: 4 September 2007

On site learning for packaging professionals
Date posted: 3 September 2007

Materials and Design Exchange at the London Design Festival
Date posted: 14 August 2007

Malaysian student wins Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition
Date posted: 13 August 2007

Parsons 2007 programme announced
Date posted: 26 July 2007

Hung up on Design Innovation in Plastics
Date posted: 26 July 2007

A clean bill of health for Antibacterial Materials conference
Date posted: 18 July 2007

Inviting PVC papers
Date posted: 11 July 2007

UK Packaging Summit and Starpack Awards
Date posted: 11 July 2007

Reading up on competition winners
Date posted: 10 July 2007

The future of smart materials
Date posted: 5 July 2007

Environmentally friendly packaging events
Date posted: 26 June 2007

Time Dependent Behaviour of Rubber
Date posted: 7 June 2007

Member’s Benevolent Trust AGM
Date posted: 4 June 2007

Annual Review 2006
Date posted: 4 June 2007

Towards a SMARTer Life – Call for Papers
Date posted: 4 June 2007

Working in science and under 30?
Date posted: 23 May 2007

Dates announced for Materials Congress 2008
Date posted: 21 May 2007

Awards to energise industry
Date posted: 17 May 2007

A star-studded evening for packaging technologists
Date posted: 16 May 2007

Living with composites – non-destructive testing conference
Date posted: 15 May 2007

Masterclass for finalists in student competition
Date posted: 3 May 2007

Presenting the winner of the Young Persons’ Lecture Competition
Date posted: 3 May 2007

Award winner displays his expertise
Date posted: 30 April 2007

Filling the gap – ‘Fillers and Pigments for Papermakers’
Date posted: 25 April 2007

Watch the trooping troops
Date posted: 23 April 2007

A place to be inspired
Date posted: 23 April 2007

Rewarding excellence through the IOM3 Medals and Prizes
Date posted: 8 April 2007

Making Contact with Packaging Legislation
Date posted: 8 April 2007

Shrinking Sleeves and Barrier Bottles
Date posted: 15 March 2007

Women’s Institute top the bill at Open Innovation in Consumer Packaging
Date posted: 13 March 2007

Plastics Industry Awards 2007 - Deadline for Entries
Date posted: 13 March 2007

MADE to Measure
Date posted: 23 February 2007

Campaign Against Packaging Waste
Date posted: 6 February 2007

Entries Invited for Plastics Industry Awards 2007
Date posted: 23 January 2007

What's the future made of?
Date posted: 23 January 2007

Green Polymers Workshop
Date posted: 15 January 2007

Got it Covered? Conference on Thermoformed Packaging
Date posted: 2 January 2007

Nominations Sought for 2007 Beilby Medal and Prize
Date posted: 2 January 2007

Mining Law Examination 2007
Date posted: 2 January 2007

Prizes Available for Published Work
Date posted: 11 December 2006

Workshop on Failure Analysis Techniques
Date posted: 30 November 2006

Town Meeting: Science and Technology – The Way Forward
Date posted: 29 November 2006

£50 Million of Funding to be Given to Research and Development Projects
Date posted: 29 November 2006

Conference on Light Metals
Date posted: 28 November 2006

An Exchange of Ideas
Date posted: 22 November 2006

Cars, Components and Composites – special edition Institute journal
Date posted: 14 November 2006

Testing Science Education
Date posted: 3 November 2006

Postgraduate Literature Review Competition
Date posted: 2 November 2006

Workshop on the Provision of Metallurgy Education
Date posted: 16 October 2006

Competition for Young Engineers
Date posted: 3 October 2006

Nominations Invited for 2007 Awards
Date posted: 28 September 2006

Nanotechnology Workshop
Date posted: 27 September 2006

Conference to Promote Materials in the UK
Date posted: 27 September 2006

Safety First – Workshop on Materials for a Safe Europe
Date posted: 1 September 2006

Materials for a Better Life – European Workshop
Date posted: 1 September 2006

Dialogue Between Designers and Materials Scientists
Date posted: 24 August 2006

Confirmation of Programme for Instrumentation Series
Date posted: 4 August 2006

Programme for Vibration in Rolling Mills Now Available
Date posted: 4 August 2006

Steeling Ahead - Master Class, Lecture and Dinner
Date posted: 27 July 2006

Papers Requested for ‘Hot’ Topics in Welding
Date posted: 26 July 2006

IFM 06 Programme Announced
Date posted: 26 July 2006

IOM3 Supports PDM 06
Date posted: 19 July 2006

New Look Materials World
Date posted: 10 July 2006

Starpack 2006 Rewards Packaging Innovation
Date posted: 6 July 2006

Designers at the Forefront of New Innovation Strategy
Date posted: 6 July 2006

DTI Supports Materials Community
Date posted: 5 July 2006

2006 Award Winners Announced
Date posted: 28 June 2006

Andrew Tarpey Representing the UK Wins World Young Person’s Lecture Competition
Date posted: 22 June 2006

IOP Supports Women’s Institute Call for Better Food Packaging
Date posted: 21 June 2006

8th Finniston Lecture: ‘The Platinum-group Elements: What we use them for, where they come from, and how they got there’
Date posted: 13 June 2006

World Young Persons’ Lecture Competition Final
Date posted: 12 June 2006

Smart Materials, Surfaces and Structures Technology Workshop
Date posted: 12 June 2006

White Rose Nanotechnology Workshop
Date posted: 31 May 2006

Speed Dating of Building Materials Event
Date posted: 30 May 2006

Rubber Seminar in Manchester
Date posted: 16 May 2006

Membership Application Fees Reduced
Date posted: 11 May 2006

Annual Review 2005
Date posted: 4 May 2006

Entries Invited for 2006 Plastics Industry Awards
Date posted: 2 March 2006

International Clay Technology Association Launched
Date posted: 23 February 2006

Mining Law Examination 2006
Date posted: 14 February 2006

Starpack 2006 Now Open for Entries
Date posted: 26 January 2006

IOP Supports Packaging Feature at Food & Drink World
Date posted: 26 January 2006

IOM3 Co-sponsors Irish Materials, Energy and Design Event
Date posted: 26 January 2006

Materials KTN to give UK manufacturers a competitive edge
Date posted: 23 January 2006

SMART Boost for UK Business
Date posted: 23 January 2006

IOP cosponsors barrier film and stand-up pouches events
Date posted: 18 January 2006

Institute Awards Presentation and New Fellows' Lunch
Date posted: 5 January 2006

Launch of Materials KTN and Smart Materials Network
Date posted: 4 January 2006

Institute Council Elections
Date posted: 4 January 2006

Congress 2006 programme and registration now available
Date posted: 20 December 2005

New Media Partner for Starpack
Date posted: 8 December 2005

Big Science and Materials Lecture
Date posted: 15 November 2005

Materials for Lean Weight Vehicles Conference
Date posted: 3 November 2005

Designs for Success: Bretby 2005
Date posted: 1 November 2005

IOM3 to Manage Materials Knowledge Transfer Networks
Date posted: 1 November 2005

ICT Members Vote to Join IOM3
Date posted: 19 October 2005

IOM3 and Maney to Publish New Energy Materials Journal
Date posted: 4 October 2005

ICT Meeting to Decide on IOM3 Merger
Date posted: 3 October 2005

Nominations Invited for 2006 Beilby Medal and Prize
Date posted: 3 October 2005

Visit the IOM3 Stand at Interplas
Date posted: 27 September 2005

Come and See Us at Packaging Innovation
Date posted: 22 September 2005

Schools Starpack Awards 2006 Launched
Date posted: 6 September 2005

Final Call for Papers for Nanotechnology Conference
Date posted: 30 August 2005

UK-Singapore Materials Workshop
Date posted: 22 August 2005

Mellor Memorial Lecture on Cement
Date posted: 22 August 2005

Presentation Skills Seminar
Date posted: 22 August 2005

Smart Materials and Packaging Workshop
Date posted: 5 July 2005

South African Geologist Wins World Young Persons' Lecture Competition
Date posted: 22 June 2005

Lecture Competition Brings Together Young Materials Engineers from Around the Globe
Date posted: 16 June 2005

IOP: The Packaging Society Takes First Steps Forward
Date posted: 3 June 2005

Steel Technology Masterclass Announced
Date posted: 1 June 2005

IOM3 Book Publishing Gets Boost in New Deal
Date posted: 1 June 2005

Annual Review 2004
Date posted: 3 May 2005

Institute Launches World Lecture Competition for Young People
Date posted: 27 April 2005

Green Construction Design Workshop
Date posted: 27 April 2005

Support the World Water Speed Record at Trooping the Colour
Date posted: 27 April 2005

IoP: The Packaging Society
Date posted: 19 April 2005

Papers Invited for Materials Congress 2006
Date posted: 7 April 2005

Institute Announces Award Winners 2005
Date posted: 5 April 2005

New Packaging Board Members Elected
Date posted: 23 March 2005

ETB Panel Elections
Date posted: 16 March 2005

Materials IGT Engages Community
Date posted: 3 March 2005

EMAG-NANO 2005 Conference
Date posted: 2 March 2005

Mining Law Examination 2005
Date posted: 23 February 2005

Plastics Design & Moulding 2005
Date posted: 21 February 2005

Scholarship and Bursary Awards 2005
Date posted: 7 February 2005

Water-Soluble Polymers Seminar
Date posted: 1 February 2005

Entries Invited for Plastics Industry Awards
Date posted: 31 January 2005

Powder Metals Roadmaps Launched
Date posted: 31 January 2005

Green Light for IoPack Merger
Date posted: 25 January 2005

Institute Supports Interplas 2005
Date posted: 4 January 2005

Merger Prospect with Institute of Packaging
Date posted: 3 January 2005

Dates Announced for Materials Congress 2006
Date posted: 8 December 2004

Last Call for Functional Materials Conference
Date posted: 22 November 2004

Future of Vocational Courses in Materials
Date posted: 15 November 2004

Institute to Manage New Virtual Network for Materials Community
Date posted: 3 November 2004

School Pupils Get Top Marks at World Materials Day
Date posted: 3 November 2004

52nd Hatfield Memorial Lecture
Date posted: 27 October 2004

Swinburne Lecture Addresses Medical Polymers
Date posted: 22 September 2004

Entries invited for 2005 Student Plastics Design Award
Date posted: 22 September 2004

Materials Spin-out Masterclass
Date posted: 22 September 2004

Nominations Invited for 2005 Awards
Date posted: 2 August 2004

Institutes Seek Common Ground
Date posted: 7 July 2004

Leading materials chemist awarded Beilby Medal and Prize 2004
Date posted: 28 June 2004

The Institute as an Investor in People
Date posted: 23 June 2004

Institute Granted Licence to Award Chartered Scientist (CSci)
Date posted: 18 May 2004

Structural Adhesives Conference Programme Available
Date posted: 15 May 2004

Annual Review 2003
Date posted: 7 May 2004

Nominations invited for new titanium prize
Date posted: 7 May 2004

Institute Announces Award Winners 2004
Date posted: 5 May 2004

Institute on show at TMS meeting in USA
Date posted: 6 April 2004

Professor Sir David King to open Materials Congress 2004
Date posted: 24 March 2004

Papers Invited for Brighton PVC Conference
Date posted: 3 March 2004

Smarter Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing Seminar
Date posted: 24 February 2004

Scholarship and Bursary Awards 2004
Date posted: 30 January 2004

Institute Launches New Spin-Out Scheme
Date posted: 29 January 2004

MQB Health and Safety Examination
Date posted: 29 January 2004

Free Materials Research Workshop
Date posted: 29 January 2004

Papers Invited for Rubber Reinforcement Conference
Date posted: 29 January 2004

Institute Appoints National Co-ordinator
Date posted: 7 January 2004

New President Takes Office
Date posted: 6 January 2004

Six New Materials Foresight Reports Launched
Date posted: 5 January 2004

Full Materials Congress Programme Now Available
Date posted: 19 December 2003

Papers Invited for Steel Sustainability Conference
Date posted: 2 December 2003

Nominations Invited for Beilby Prize
Date posted: 19 November 2003

Nominations Invited for 2004 Awards
Date posted: 10 November 2003

CRIRSCO Publishes Latest Mineral Reserves Status Report
Date posted: 25 September 2003

Bessemer’s Legacy to Today’s Steel Industry
Date posted: 10 September 2003

Final Call for Materials Congress 2004
Date posted: 17 July 2003

Snow Racer Wins Student Design Competition
Date posted: 17 July 2003

Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Conference
Date posted: 24 June 2003

Advanced Materials for Fluid Machinery
Date posted: 23 June 2003

Student Bursaries Available for Congress 2004
Date posted: 23 June 2003

Electrical Discharge Machining Workshop
Date posted: 22 May 2003

Forensic Materials Technology Seminar
Date posted: 6 May 2003

Annual Review 2002
Date posted: 8 May 2003

Institute award winners 2003
Date posted: 6 May 2003

Using the web for materials industry marketing
Date posted: 7 May 2003

Search is on for best science writer 2003
Date posted: 6 March 2003

Papers invited for Materials Congress 2004
Date posted: 27 February 2003

New materials blow wind energy away
Date posted: 27 February 2003

Rolls 2003 programme published
Date posted: 6 February 2003

The Examination in Mining Law relating to health and safety 2003
Date posted: 19 December 2002

Institute awards student and technician prizes
Date posted: 11 December 2002

Entries invited for plastics industry awards
Date posted: 9 December 2002

A new perspective on UK materials research
Date posted: 26 November 2002

Nominations invited for Institute Council
Date posted: 7 November 2002

Awards and Prizes 2003
Date posted: 5 November 2002

New focus for Institute's plastics and rubber activities
Date posted: 29 October 2002

Papers invited from young researchers
Date posted: 08 October 2002

First major showcase at Interplas 2002
Date posted: 08 October 2002

Faraday partnership provides boost for powder process manufacturing
Date posted: 12 September 2002

First new member service launched
Date posted: 01 August 2002

Formal launch on 10 July
Date posted: 22 July 2002

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining completes the cycle
Date posted: 12 July 2002