Partner News Magazine

Through Partner News we aim to inspire new ways of getting involved with the engineering and technology community and the IET. It is also intended to provide information about the institution which can be used to help grow membership and to increase professional standards in engineering.

IET headlines

IET makes history with creation of Junior Board

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School children invited to newly created board for the first time in the IET’s 145-year history.

New report reveals public apathy for smart cities

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Only 18 per cent of the British public has heard of a ‘smart city’, according to the IET report ‘Smart Cities – Time to involve the People’.

Academic headlines

IET Academic Partner Summer Conference 2016

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This year’s IET Academic Partner Summer Conference was held on 6 July 2016 at IET London: Savoy Place.

Ulster University’s female students sail off with bronze swan

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The course portfolio at Ulster University’s School of Engineering includes MEng and BEng Hons programmes in mechanical, mechatronic, electronic, biomedical and engineering management disciplines – all of which are professionally accredited and include an integrated placement year in industry.

Business headlines

BAE Systems commends engineers for professional registration achievements

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This June BAE Systems invited representatives from the IET and IMechE to their Barrowin-in-Furness site to celebrate the achievements of the individuals being awarded their Chartered Engineer (CEng), Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and Fellowship certificates.

Royal Mail posts outstanding professional registration performance

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This June, Royal Mail welcomed IET representatives to its Sheffield Mail Centre to celebrate the site becoming the first large plant to reach a 100 per cent professionally registered workforce.