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  • Engineering volunteers urgently needed to support front-line NHS staff - can you help?

    IOM3
    We have been approached by the Royal Academy of Engineering, on behalf of NHS England, to ask if we as a Professional Engineering Institution could support the NHS in providing technical expertise to the Health Service over the coming weeks.
  • IOM3 Guidance for Running or Participating in Virtual Meetings

    IOM3
    Audio or video virtual meetings are effective ways of enabling geographically distant individuals or sites to interact successfully. They reduce the time lost to individuals in travel as well as helping the Institute reduce its costs and its environmental impact.
  • Make sure you are getting your copy of Materials World

    Materials World magazine
    Do you usually receive Materials World at your work address and are currently working at home? Update your mailing address.
  • Coronavirus on surfaces

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Researchers have analysed the aerosol and surface stability of SARS-CoV-2 and compared it with SARS-CoV-1, the most closely related human coronavirus.
  • IOM3 update on COVID-19

    IOM3
    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

    IOM3
    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.
  • Engineering response to COVID-19: can you help?

    IOM3
    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.
  • Coronavirus affect on the UK Plastics Industry - BPF survey

    Materials World magazine
    The UK plastics industry is feeling the effects of COVID-19 as demonstrated by a British Plastics Federation member survey. The survey was carried out between the 17-19 March 2020 and published today, 127 firms participated.
  • Plastic consultation for Wales, Scotland postpones DRS

    The Polymer Society
    Wales and Scotland look at plastics.
  • Nominations invited for Research Excellence Framework panel

    IOM3
    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.

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