Welcome

Welcome to communities

IET Communities provide opportunities for like-minded people to network, share ideas and expertise, collaborate, learn and keep abreast of news and views.

Our communities cover local areas and technical topics. Find a community that matches your interests.

What are IET Communities?

Local Networks

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There are IET Local Networks all around the world. Use our interactive map to find your Local Network or to start a new one.

Volunteer Resources

Communities' overview

IET Communities bring together engineers and technicians to network, collaborate, share ideas, learn and expand their contacts.

Communities contacts

Meet the communities team, the volunteers at the heart of the governance structure and the staff that support IET communities around the world. Click on the links to look at their profile and send the message. Alternatively please email us with any questions.

TPN Vacancies - Apply here

If you are interested in becoming an Executive Committee Member for a Technical Professional Network (TPN), please take a look at the list of opportunities and apply today!

Young Professionals

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Present Around the World Competition

A global competition offering Young Professionals the opportunity to win cash prizes, develop their skills and network with peers.

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The Global Challenge

The Global Challenge aims to encourage Young Professionals across the globe to address a real world engineering challenge with their diverse academic and technical exposure.

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IET Young Professionals Community

The IET Young Professionals group offers an opportunity to chat and share info with active YPs around the world.

Propose an IET event

How IET Communities can support your event

If you are an IET member you can propose an event about engineering or a related subject. You don’t have to be an existing volunteer to apply for funding. This page explains how to access funding and staff support to allow you to realise your ambition.

Grow your community

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Technical and Professional Networks

The IET supports Technical and Professional Networks (TPNs) driven by groups of volunteers who work or have expertise within the topic area. TPNs promote the sharing and advancement of knowledge through various activities.

IET Online Communities

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Search for a community

Get involved with communities to share and discuss information, upload photos, documents and news articles, and publicise events with other members.

From IET Communities

IET TechBites

Read expert insights on the hottest topics within engineering and technology emerging from the IET's Technical Networks.

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Society Insights

Insights from IET Local Networks detailing how engineering and technology are solving society's major challenges.

Featured Content

Uncover The Exciting World Of Particle Accelerator Engineering

Susan Smith heads up Daresbury Laboratory, a scientific research lab that’s part of SciTech Daresbury. This is a science and innovation campus that helps to ensure research undertaken here by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) attracts new business and supports existing ones.

Meet Our Member - Army Engineer, Stuart Douglas

Army engineer Stuart Douglas tells us about his experiences of being an IET member and how they have helped him in his career.

Healthcare - The Use Of Neural Implants For Therapy & Enhancement

Research into neural implants for use in the healthcare sector is moving forward in leaps and bounds, helping people with a wide range of conditions, for example impaired vision and hearing, through innovative cochlear implants and visual neuro prosthetics.

Behavioural Psychology in Transport

In May 2017, the IET Automotive and Road Transport Systems Network held an interesting event - Behavioural Psychology in Transport. As part of the IET TechBite series, we have put together a blogpost that summarises some of the ideas that were discussed.

Start Your Story: Chris Bellamy

We’ve been catching up with IET members who have used competitions like Present Around the World (PATW) & Global Challenge as a launch-pad to commercial success. Read about Chris Bellamy’s journey & be inspired to Start Your Story...

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