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IOM3 map holdings – finding your way

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.

IOM3 welcomes environment bill for a greener future

The Environment Bill has been introduced to Parliament to better protect our natural environment for generations to come ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union on 31 January.

Cardiff University Materials Research Network Poster Prize

Newport & District Materials Society
Barbara Gomes wins the best poster prize

Starpack school pupil entry continues towards clinical testing in NHS

A previous winner of the IOM3 Schools Starpack Awards has undertaken various design and development iterations with healthcare specialists from both the NHS (Healthy London Partnership – who run a large Asthma Campaign across London) and AIR, (an asthma charity run by Doctors and respiratory specialists) to take the design to full application, driven by the Designing Our Tomorrow (DOT) Team at the University of Cambridge, who set the initial challenge.

Reducing CO2 emissions in trucks with a new capture system

Materials World magazine
A system to capture CO 2 emissions directly from truck exhausts could reduce road pollution simply and significantly. Idha Valeur finds out more.