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Celebrating amazing volunteers on International Volunteer Day

Published on 5 December 2016

Monday 5 December 2016 marks International Volunteer Day and is a great opportunity to say thank you to all those who support the IET. As well as celebrating the fantastic work that our volunteers do around the world, the IET is also sharing details of how you can make a difference through volunteering.

Outstanding women celebrated as Young Woman Engineers of the Year

Published on 2 December 2016

The IET presented its prestigious Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards at IET London: Savoy Place last night.


December events in and around IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 30 November 2016

Seasonal events planned in December.

Churchill Medal presented to Corporal Bernard Donoghue

Published on 28 November 2016

The Churchill Medal award recognises a team or individual for outstanding achievements and contributions to engineering and technical advancement in support of military operations.

Outstanding volunteers recognised at IET Achievement Awards

Published on 25 November 2016

The IET is supported by 4,400 individuals around the world who take the time to make a difference through volunteering.

IET Achievement Award winners announced

Published on 21 November 2016

On Wednesday 16 November the successes of engineers from all walks of life were celebrated at the annual IET Achievement Awards ceremony in London. 

Global Present Around The World winner announced at annual IET Achievement Awards

Published on 17 November 2016

The global final of this year’s Present Around The World (PATW) competition took place on Wednesday 16 November at the IET Achievement Awards ceremony in London.

IET recognised by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Published on 15 November 2016

The IET has been honoured with an Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) for its contribution towards the development of the first television camera.

IET A F Harvey research prize winner announced

Published on 8 November 2016

Dr Arseniy Kuznetsov from A-STAR's Data Storage Institute (DSI) in Singapore has been named the recipient of the IET's A F Harvey Research Prize and will receive £350,000 towards his research in nanophotonics.

Watch our latest IET News bulletin

Published on 7 November 2016

The latest edition of IET News is now available online.

Awesome engineers and superhero powers dominate Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Published on 7 November 2016

This week, 7 - 11 November 2016, marks the return of Tomorrow's Engineers Week.

IET launches “Start your story” campaign for young entrepreneurs

Published on 2 November 2016

This week the IET launches its “Start your story” campaign to encourage more young engineers and technology entrepreneurs to take part in the IET’s Present Around the World competition and Global Challenge, designed to hone skills that will be of value in their careers.

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Barcelona is calling for PATW Area Winners

Present Around The World Local Network Area Winners announced ahead of Barcelona final in July.

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Watch the Engineering the Future Festival and President’s Address on IET.tv.

Published on 6 October 2016

On 6 October 2016 IET London: Savoy Place opens its doors for a day of activities and inspirational talks.

IET launches Skills and Demand in Industry 2016

Published on 19 September 2016

Annual survey shows student work experience is solution to engineering skills gap, say employers and pessimism around impact of Brexit on engineering sector.

Watch our IET Engineering Open House Day video

Published on 9 September 2016

The IET has launched a short video, which shows some of the highlights from this year’s IET Engineering Open House Day and what inspired budding engineers and their parents most on the day.

Improving your presentation skills

Published on 28 July 2016

Have you thought about working on your presentation skills as part of your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)?

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.


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Philip Keith M'Pherson DSc SM MA CEng FIET, March 1927 - April 2016

Published on 13 September 2016

A multi-talented systems engineer

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.