Member News

Issue 34: 09 December 2013
IET president Barry Brooks

Making a difference

Incoming IET president Barry Brooks discusses his aims and ambitions for his year in office, along with his inaugural address theme of ‘engineers who make a difference’. Words and photography by Nick Smith.

Hydropower in Mozambique

Zimbabwe-based IET Fellow Dr Lawrence Musaba talks to Keri Allan about his role in providing consumers across Southern Africa with a reliable electricity supply.

Career Manager and CPD

Wherever you are in your career, the IET provides the relevant guidance to support its members as they aspire to awards and recognition.

Houses of Parliament

During 2013 the IET has been called to give oral evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees on eight occasions, a remarkable achievement reports Helen Farr.

Cover of issue 34 Member News

About Member News magazine
Member News is a news magazine, and, alongside its website, covers the Institution's activities, aiming to make members feel part of the global IET community. This combined offering features in-depth profiles and interviews of IET members, whose work influences the IET and the wider community, together with informative feature articles, news stories, opinion pieces, and event write-ups from the IET's global networks.

Contributing to Member News
If you have material you think would be of interest, please contact the editor at membernews.editor@theiet.org. Contributions are invited in two categories:

  • Members in the news – up to 200 words detailing career moves, achievements etc.;
  • Community reports - up to 800 words comprising an event write-up or report from Local Networks, Technical and Professional Networks or other IET community.

Previous issues: November 2012 (31) , July 2012 (30)

Also in this issue

The IET Story

The IET Story  ET arr

IET corporate marketing manager Kate Berry explains how the IET is working to engineer a better world.

IET president Barry Brooks

Making a difference  ET arr

Incoming IET president Barry Brooks discusses his aims and ambitions for his year in office, along with his inaugural address theme of ‘engineers who make a difference’. Words and photography by Nick Smith.

Toronto skyline

Putting IET Toronto on the map  ET arr

Through the revival of the prestigious Hearn Lecture, Toronto’s Local Network volunteers have reinvigorated their community and helped get the IET on the map in Canada.

Career Manager and CPD

Developing your career  ET arr

Wherever you are in your career, the IET provides the relevant guidance to support its members as they aspire to awards and recognition.

Daniel Sandford Smith

Technician registration  ET arr

The UK has a shortage of technicians. Without significant and
sustained action this shortage will worsen, threatening our future economic prosperity reports Daniel Sandford Smith.

Houses of Parliament

A voice in Parliament  ET arr

During 2013 the IET has been called to give oral evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees on eight occasions, a remarkable achievement reports Helen Farr.

Lord Kelvin

From the vaults  ET arr

We need to talk about Kelvin, urgently, says Ralph Adam.

Hydropower in Mozambique

Touching people’s lives  ET arr

Zimbabwe-based IET Fellow Dr Lawrence Musaba talks to Keri Allan about his role in providing consumers across Southern Africa with a reliable electricity supply.

Ballot box

IET Council elections  ET arr

Help shape the future of the IET. With the forthcoming IET Council elections, whatever your age, location or level of experience, there is an opportunity for you to get involved and help lead the IET.

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