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  • IOM3 update on COVID-19

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    The Prime Minister unveiled strict measures on 23 March 2020 to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 stating that, ‘people should leave home only to exercise once a day, travel to and from work where "absolutely necessary", shop for essential items and to fulfil any medical or care needs.
  • IOM3 advice for working from home during COVID-19

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    Following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Government on 18 March 2020 announced measures to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 by announcing that people should work from home where possible. With working remotely/home working is now becoming the ‘new norm’ for most people, IOM3 has put together a list of do’s and don’ts that you may find useful over the weeks to come.
  • Gas Safety Trust launches 2020 Small Grants call

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    The Gas Safety Trust, UK, is looking to fund smaller, short-term, innovative and experimental projects based on unproven ideas that have potential to contribute to overall understanding of carbon monoxide.
  • Engineering response to COVID-19: can you help?

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    The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented global challenge. The Royal Academy of Engineering is keen to help identify potential solutions and facilitate useful contacts across its national and international engineering networks that could help our governments solve problems and assist the public health response.
  • Nominations invited for Research Excellence Framework panel

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    The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The next exercise will be conducted in 2021. The REF is a process of expert review, carried out by expert panels for each of the 34 subject-based units of assessment (UOAs), under the guidance of four main panels.
  • A statement from IOM3 – Organisers of PVC 2020

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    It is with deep disappointment that IOM3 has today announced that PVC2020, scheduled to take place at The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Scotland (20–23 April 2020), will be postponed until Spring 2021 following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • A new hydrogel coating prevents ice formation in three ways

    Materials World magazine
    A new coating could prevent ice from forming in three different ways, thus benefiting several industries including rail and aerospace. Idha Valeur finds out more.
  • Removing arsenic from drinking water with rust

    Materials World magazine
    Filtering arsenic from groundwater using rust can lead to safer drinking water for people living in rural areas. Idha Valeur investigates.
  • Printing ultra-thin flexible touchscreens

    Materials World magazine
    A nano-thin flexible conductive sheet is 100 times thinner than existing touchscreen materials, capable of being rolled up like a newspaper. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • IOM3 map holdings – finding your way

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    The Grantham National Materials and Mining Archive (NMMA) holds a large collection of geological maps and map series from around the world that are available for member viewing, study and loan.

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