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The Duke of York, KG visits IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 28 July 2016

HRH The Duke of York recently visited IET London: Savoy Place to find out more about what the IET is doing to inspire the next generation of engineers and to take part in a discussion on what more could be done to address the engineering skills shortage and nurture the UK's innovation record.

Technology will help us stay in our homes in old age, according to new report

Published on 21 July 2016

Greater independence in later life is one of the key benefits of technology highlighted in a new report, 'How Tech Savvy Are We?' commissioned by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

New report highlights urgent need for change to the GB energy system

Published on 21 July 2016

The IET and the Energy Systems Catapult unveiled the findings of their joint Future Power System Architecture (FPSA) project at a special event this week.

Young engineers from Winchester triumph in IET's national engineering challenge final

Published on 19 July 2016

Students from Kings’ School in Winchester have won the IET’s national Faraday engineering challenge, securing £1,000 for their school.

Local schools reach final of IET’s national engineering challenge

Published on 12 July 2016

Five school teams from across the UK have reached the national final of the IET’s engineering competition for young people.

IET launches Enterprise Partners for SMEs

Published on 8 July 2016

In our mission to inspire, inform and influence the full breadth of the engineering community, we have launched a partnership package for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.

What would be your Engineering or Technology Dream Talk?

Published on 7 July 2016

The IET is asking its members and the engineering community to come up with the ideal theme for a talk as part of the IET’s Prestige Lecture Series, as well as who they would like most to present the topic.

The engineering profession unites to provide advice to government for EU negotiations

Published on 4 July 2016

The result of the EU referendum will have a material effect on UK engineering which accounts for some 27% of UK GDP and over half of our exports.

IET announces Professor Jeremy Watson as new President-elect

Published on 4 July 2016

The IET has announced the Professor Jeremy Watson will become its next President, taking up the position on 1 October 2016.

EU Referendum Result

Published on 29 June 2016

The implications of this decision for engineering and technology will be far-reaching.

IET members offered complimentary tickets to Formula E event

Published on 27 June 2016

Motorsport’s Formula E is coming to London on 2 and 3 July and IET members are being offered complimentary tickets to the event.

Inspiring Engineering Open House Day returns in July

Published on 2 June 2016

After the success of last year's inaugural event, the IET Engineering Open House Day returns this summer.

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Member News issue 42

August 2016 print edition

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Young STEM ambassadors join IET Trustees for Junior Board meeting

Published on 6 April 2016

A group of school students met with IET Board members to discuss ways in which the IET can make engineering opportunities more appealing to young people.

IET signs agreement with CEPRI to co-publish a new, open access engineering journal

Published on 22 March 2016

The IET recently signed an agreement with CEPRI (the China Electric Power Research Institute) to co-publish a new, open access engineering journal, High Voltage.

Governance for the Future resolutions are carried at Special General Meeting

Published on 12 February 2016

All resolutions were carried at the IET’s Special General Meeting held yesterday in London.

IET and MIA launch new initiative to encourage transfer of technology and innovation between sectors

Published on 21 January 2016

The IET and the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) host a special event in London on horizontal innovation.

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Obituaries

Paul Rhodes William Webb, 11 April 1926 - 4 January 2016

Published on 17 February 2016

Paul Rhodes William Webb, CD, B.SC, P.Eng, C.Eng, Squadron Leader (RCAF Retd.) WWII veteran, passed away peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in his 89th year.

Ronald 'Roy' Barker FIET, October 1915-October 2015

Published on 2 December 2015

A life of consequence