Thanks to FEMS participation in the Taylor & Francis Publishing Partnership Program (through the European Journal of Materials), national Member Society members are entitled to a 30% discount on books.

The discount is valid on any full priced CRC Press or Routledge book.

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On 29 March Dr Kate Thornton CEng CSci FIMMM gave her Presidential Address highlighting priorities for presidency during her term in office (2023–2024).

Speaking during the Presidential Address, Kate said, 'It is a great honour and privilege to become the President of IOM3. I have had the great fortune to have worked with several past presidents during nearly 15 years of volunteering and I hope to continue the amazing work that they have started. I would like to thank our immediate Past President Neil Glover who has done a brilliant job'.

'One area I am keen to... Read more

Dr Kate Thornton CEng CSci FIMMM has taken over as President of IOM3 as of 1 January 2023. Kate will give her Inauguration Address on 29 March highlighting her priorities for presidency during her term in office (2023–2024).

Kate is Lead Research Scientist at Croda where she has been for 12 years, responsible for new product development. Kate studied Engineering in Biomedical Material Science with Industrial Experience, adding a PhD in Biomaterials from the University of Manchester.

Kate first became involved in IOM3 with the then Younger Members' Committee (... Read more

Recognising and celebrating those championing sustainability, EDI and the need for greater circularity in the extraction, processing and use of natural resources.

The IOM3 Sustainable Future Awards are a new collection of awards to celebrate our heroes from materials, minerals, mining and associated technical disciplines who are advancing the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient society.

The awards provide an opportunity for individuals and organisations to showcase projects and initiatives focused on these goals across six awards categories. The awards will... Read more

The full programme for both event days is released with discounted early bird tickets available.

IOM3 saw a last minute rush on the call for papers deadline which passed 16 December 2022. In total the organising committee accepted 80 oral papers, these included the plenary sessions, committee-invited papers and sponsors’ papers. A further 64 poster papers were also accepted.

Discounted tickets for RubberCon 2023 are available, but for a limited time only. Tickets for IOM3 members, IRCO members and non-members are available at a discount of 20%. To take advantage of this... Read more

FEMS EUROMAT is the premier international congress in the field of materials science and technology in Europe. This conference will continue a successful series of material science conferences. The main objective is to foster knowledge transfer and exchange of experiences amongst delegates with academic and industrial backgrounds. FEMS EUROMAT 2023 will take place in Frankfurt, Germany (3-7 September).

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FEMS is pleased to announce that the deadline for the... Read more

During 2022, SPM (Portuguese Materials Society), organized or co-organized a number of meetings and enhanced the work done by their Technical Divisions.

18 January: Online conference dedicated to Biomaterials. In the same week, the SPM Materials for Energy Division renewed its coordination with Filipe Neves (LNEG) e Pedro Salomé (INL).

26 January: 'Research in Materials in the scope of ERC grants' online conference series, Cecília Roque presented on 'Seeing the unseen with designed functional materials'.

16 March: 'Research in Materials in... Read more

As in previous years, SOCIEMAT joined other member societies of FEMS to celebrate European Materials Day. The main event was held at the Polytechnic University of Madrid on 2 November. Members of SOCIEMAT also organized events in Seville and Ciudad Real, and a contest of Materials threads was carried out on Twitter.

During the event the following talks were given by materials experts:

  • 'Toca toca Materiales' - Prof Nuria Salan, UPC
  • 'Bienvenido a MATERLAND' - Prof Gloria Rodríguez, UCLM

During the event, the... Read more