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Nominations are now invited for the election of FEMS Vice-President & FEMS Board members.

The FEMS Board is the administrative body of FEMS. According to the... Read more

FEMS is pleased to announce that SOCIEMAT will host FEMS EUROMAT 2025 in Granada, Spain from 14 to 18 September.

The FEMS flagship conference brings together materials scientists and engineers from Europe and the rest of the world.

Professor Juan José de Damborenea says, 'The Spanish Materials Society (SOCIEMAT) is proud to have received from FEMS the task to organise the 18th FEMS EUROMAT conference in Granada (14-18 September 2025). By then, there will have been 12 years since SOCIEMAT organised FEMS EUROMAT 2013 in Seville. The conference will aim to set the... Read more

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.

Routledge website

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What would you consider to be the greatest achievement and highlight of your presidency?

The last two years were truly unique for me. My tenure as FEMS President provided me the opportunity to serve the European Materials Societies towards materializing our common vision on shaping a brighter future via advanced materials. Key moments of my chairmanship include FEMS Junior EUROMAT 2022 in Coimbra as well as FEMS EUROMAT 2023 in Frankfurt last September, both excellent events in terms of participation and scientific program. Both... Read more

As in previous years, SOCIEMAT joined other FEMS Member Societies to celebrate World Materials Day. The main event was held at the Polytechnic University of Madrid on 8 November. Members of SOCIEMAT also organized events in Seville, Barcelona and Ciudad Real.

During the event we enjoyed talks given by materials experts: Prof Perla Wahnon, President of COSCE (Spanish Confederation of Scientific Societies) spoke to us about The importance of the Scientific Societies in the scientific and technological development and the social challenges ... Read more

After one of the most successful FEMS EUROMAT conferences, we caught up with Prof Ehrenfried Zschech (Chair, left) and Prof Eric Le Bourhis (co-Chair, right)

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The Spanish Materials Society, SOCIEMAT, just published a new issue of the scientific journal, Material-ES, on this occasion a special issue devoted to the Materials Science carried out in Unesc - Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense, Brazil. Guest Editor: Sabrina Arcaro. 

Content:

- Calcium phosphate coating in stainless steel AISI 316L using eletrodeposition for biological applications. C. E. Moretto; A. L.S. Niero; H. B. Modolon; L. B. Teixeira; K. B... Read more

The FEMS Master Thesis Award final will be held on Wednesday 6 September (14:30 CET, Room HZ14) during FEMS EUROMAT 2023. Four finalists, winners of their national FEMS Master Thesis finals will give a 10-minute presentation and answer judges' questions to become the overall winner.

The IOM3 Annual General Meeting 2023 will be held on 12 September online and in person at IOM3 headquarters in London.

Current members of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining are invited to attend the Institute's Annual General Meeting 2023.

This will be held on Tuesday 12 September at 12:00 BST at 297 Euston Road, London NW1 3AD. The meeting can also be attended online - on registration you will receive a personal link to join our live stream. 

All members of the Institute may attend the Annual General Meeting, though only Corporate members... Read more

The new Board of the Portuguese Society of Materials was elected at the General Assembly on the 12th of July

The Portuguese Society of Materials elects its new board last Wednesday, July 12th. The A list, headed by Sandra Carvalho, won the election unanimously.

Action Program 2023 – 2025:

This list was built following the work that has been carried out at the Portuguese Materials Society (SPM), with the intention that the new President and Vice-President belong to the outgoing Board.  In this way, it is ensured that the new board... Read more

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