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Take part in the 2016 IET membership satisfaction survey

Published on 21 September 2016

The IET is encouraging members to share their views on their membership experiences by taking part in the IET’s annual online member satisfaction survey, which is now open.

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.

Baroness of Writtle Award 2016

Published on 14 September 2016

Squadron leader recognised for outstanding achievement.

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

Published on 13 September 2016

A multi-talented systems engineer

Keep updated with the latest IET News

Published on 9 September 2016

A new IET News video is available to watch on IET.tv.

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.

IET set to launch new work experience campaign at IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 8 September 2016

On Tuesday 20 September, the IET will be launching its 2016 Skills survey together with a new campaign to champion practical work experience for engineering students.

Four weeks to go until the IET Engineering the Future Festival

Published on 7 September 2016

Arrangements are taking shape for the IET's first ever Engineering the Future Festival on 6 October 2016 at IET London: Savoy Place.

Internet of Things Congress takes place in Bengaluru, India

Published on 6 September 2016

This week, the IET Internet of Things (IoT) Panel hosts its first IoT India Congress in Bengaluru.

IET Young Professionals Event to look at latest space innovations

Published on 5 September 2016

This year’s IET Young Professionals Event is taking place on 20 October at IET London: Savoy Place and will look at space exploration.

Preparations continue for new IET governance structure

Published on 1 September 2016

Preparations for new ways of working are taking shape.

GCSE results offer no comfort to concerns over UK’s engineering and talent pipeline

Published on 25 August 2016

The IET is highlighting the need for urgent action from Government, schools and colleges to encourage more pupils to study these crucial engineering gateway subjects (Physics and Design & Technology) after today’s GCSE results show a fall in the number of pupils achieving a GCSE (A*- C) in Design & Technology, together with a drop in the those passing their Physics GCSE.

UK SMEs invited to apply for R&D support to the value of £35,000

Published on 23 August 2016

The IET has teamed up with the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to offer one UK small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) support worth up to £35,000 to enable its innovation or product to be commercialised to help solve a real-life healthcare challenge.

Print edition

Member News issue 42

August 2016 print edition

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Member News issue 41

April 2016 print edition

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Member News issue 40

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From our communities

From concept to screen

Multimedia Communications TPN hosts its annual John Logie Baird lecture

Barcelona is calling for PATW Area Winners

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

From Engineer to Entrepreneur
IET Ottawa Network update

Features

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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Obituaries

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.