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

Young robotics champions win trip to USA for world LEGO final

Picture of the young robotics championship winners.

A team of students from West Linton Primary School in the Scottish Borders has won the IET’s FIRST® LEGO® League UK and Ireland Final and has been invited to compete in the FIRST® LEGO® League World Festival in St. Louis, USA.

Robots and children highlight solution to Scottish skills shortage

Image of young children getting involved at the Scottish parlaiment event

This January saw the IET Engineering Trends in Scotland event take place.

Academic headlines

Aston Students make a Big Bang at IET stand

Image of 3 girls looking at an IET display of technology

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.

QMUL hosts First Lego League tournament for London schools

Image of a group of boys getting involved in the First LEGO League tournament

School children from across London competed to solve the world’s ‘trash’ problems as part of a FIRST® LEGO® League tournament hosted by the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Business headlines

IET works with the BBC to support the future of the UK coding

Image of children with the BBC micro:bit

On 19 March the IET held the first of several Coding the Future events aimed at inspiring and nurturing the next generation of young UK coders.

Robots and rocket science

Image of children watching the bottle rockets go off

Lockheed Martin’s outreach programme promotes a passion for STEM.