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Covering every aspect of the IET's activities in member interviews, features, news stories, opinion pieces and event reports, in print and online.

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Funding boost sees new IET engineering bursaries created

Published on 20 October 2016

Three charitable organisations have announced their support for the IET's Engineering Horizons Bursary scheme.

Technology advances demonstrate urgency for new productivity measure

Published on 19 October 2016

The IET and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published the first conclusions of a joint project to investigate ways of improving the measurement of economic output of telecommunications and technology in national statistics.

Professional engineering institutions launch Engineering a future outside the EU report

Published on 17 October 2016

The IET, in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Engineering and other professional engineering institutions, has published a report highlighting the opportunity that the industrial strategy presents to the UK, but warns that Brexit must not restrict access to the engineering skills that the UK economy relies on.

IET engineering festival is a great success

Published on 12 October 2016

The IET's first Engineering the Future Festival saw IET London: Savoy Place come alive with engineering activity.

Finalists for IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2016 announced

Published on 11 October 2016

Five young female engineers working on projects ranging from the next generation of submarine software and aircraft components to the latest in car safety and network security have all been shortlisted for the IET’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2016.

Latest IET News showcases key events

Published on 6 October 2016

The latest edition of IET News is out now.

Watch the Engineering the Future Festival and President’s Address on

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 International Conference on Intelligent and Connected Vehicles

Published on 4 October 2016

The IET's International Conference on Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (ICV) took place on 22-23 September 2016 at the China Automotive Engineering Research Institute (CAERI) in Chongqing, China.

Professor Jeremy Watson becomes IET President

Published on 3 October 2016

Professor Jeremy Watson CBE becomes the 142nd President of the IET.

Business leaders discuss Industrial Strategy at IET and ICAEW forum

Published on 3 October 2016

Business leaders from the engineering and technology sectors are voicing concerns that the Government's proposed Industrial Strategy will flounder without the right levels of Government and private investment commitment.

Mentoring Awareness Week 2016 - Become an IET Mentor

Published on 26 September 2016

As part of this week’s Mentoring Awareness Week (26 – 30 September), we are looking for professionally registered members to become IET mentors, providing support to members in early or key stages of their career.

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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.