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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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New courses to help you stay ahead in your professional life

Published on 1 September 2015

The IET has recently expanded its portfolio of professional development courses, in order to help members reach their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) goals.

FIRST LEGO League open to school pupils

Published on 1 September 2015

As schools return following the summer holidays, the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) global Trash Trek competition is open to pupils and teachers.

MyIET allows members to choose the information that’s right for them

Published on 28 August 2015

IET members are being asked to check their details are up to date and set their communication preferences to receive the latest information online.

IET Healthcare Technologies Network Chair becomes Chief Technology Officer at Micrima

Published on 25 August 2015

Dr Peter Bannister has joined Micrima, the Bristol-based developer of ground-breaking imaging technology.

IET Young Professionals Community Committee - a year in review

Published on 21 August 2015

It’s been a little over a year since the launch of the IET Young Professionals Community Committee. New videos on showcase some of their achievements.

GCSE results show that more students need to choose engineering gateway subjects

Published on 21 August 2015

As GCSE results are published, there is a decline in students studying Physics and Design & Technology.

IET supports women engineering spokespeople in the media

Published on 19 August 2015

The IET is supporting the move to see more women in the media as expert commentators in the fields of engineering and technology.

Not enough A-level students are choosing Physics, exam results reveal

Published on 14 August 2015

As A-level results are published, the IET is concerned that not enough students are choosing Physics, a crucial engineering gateway subject.

IET Global Challenge finalists reveal their innovative designs on

Published on 12 August 2015

IET members are invited to help judge the best concept.

IET supports IOSH's 'No Time to Lose' campaign to raise awareness of work-induced cancer

Published on 12 August 2015

Campaign aims to raise awareness of health risks at work and the precautionary steps that can be taken.

Ofcom smartphone report highlights need for 999 update

Published on 7 August 2015

Following the launch of the IET’s ‘Contacting the Emergency Services in the Digital Age’ report, Ofcom’s latest smartphone report has also highlighted the growing use of smartphones and therefore the need for an urgent overhaul of 999 services.

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Member News issue 39

August 2015 print edition

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Member News issue 38

March 2015 print edition.

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December 2014 print edition.

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From our communities

Young Professionals

Inspiring YP events In Sri Lanka.

Power Electronics, Machines & Drives

Introducing the new PEMD Community.

Power Systems and Equipment Network
The future of energy storage.

EMEA CVC leaves volunteers fired up.


Sharing knowledge around the world

IET Fellow Dave Openshaw recently attended the Electricity Engineers' Association (EEA) Annual Conference in New Zealand, representing the IET and delivering a keynote address.

Engaging Malaysia’s next generation of engineers

The IET Malaysia Young Professionals Section (YPS) continues to be a strong, proactive community of young engineers and students. Here Honorary Secretary Yong Boon Heng runs through some of 2013/14’s highlights.

IET networks come together through international conference

An international conference has given the IET’s Railway TPN and the Hong Kong LN’s Railway and Transport Section a chance to build their relationship and forge ahead with exciting new ideas.

Is it time to ‘Engineer your WHY’?

The IET Toronto Local Network recently stepped out of its comfort zone, invigorating the local engineering community with a seminar hosted by a renowned inspirational speaker.  


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Savoy Place upgrade news

See the progress already being made at our London home in the April 2015 update video.

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Obituaries: John French

Published on 6 July 2015

Enthusiastic for the cause