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

Apprentices meet UK Prime Minister as new scheme launches

Freddie Abbott-Howes and Ashok Hemmings from Rolls Royce, The IET's Tony Whitehead, Patrick O'Leary and Seth Roose from NG Bailey

A group of apprentices met the UK Prime Minister over the summer to help launch a government supported scheme that will boost the number of skilled engineers.

Army officer receives prestigious engineering award for leadership in Afghanistan

IET Cheif Executive, Nigel Fine and Captain Pip Lines

An officer in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) has been recognised for her leadership and innovation during operations in Afghanistan.

Academic headlines

Time to make a difference

World first - a screen-printed digital watch

The world’s first screen-printed digital watch on fabric has been developed by a University of Southampton engineering student.

CLARET project awarded funding of £0.5m

Dr Jeff Kettle and Stevie Scanlan from Bangor University's School of Electronic Engineering on the laboritory roof with the test PV panels

The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded the School of Electronic Engineering at Bangor University a grant of £500,000 to create the first Centre for Lifetime and Reliability Testing (CLARET) in Wales.

Business headlines

BAE Submarine Solutions Ltd celebrates IET Fellowship and registration success

BAE Barrow celebrates CEng and FIET success

IET Chief Executive Nigel Fine has recently joined a number of senior engineering staff at BAE Systems Submarine Solutions Ltd in Barrow-in-Furness to celebrate their success in gaining either IET Fellowship or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Minister praises role of female engineers in Selex ES

Selex ES

Angela Constance, visits Selex ES’ Edinburgh site.