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IET awards over half of its engineering scholarships to young women

Published on 16 February 2017

For the first time in the history of the IET’s Diamond Jubilee Scholarships, more than half of the recipients of the prestigious engineering scholarship programme are female. 


Upcoming IET and BRE Digitising Construction conference

Published on 15 February 2017

The IET and BRE will host their first joint Digitising Construction conference in April to bring the latest BIM news to the industry.

Join us for 2017 IET AF Harvey prize lecture

Published on 10 February 2017

The winner of the IET’s prestigious A F Harvey Research Prize will present a Prize Lecture at IET London: Savoy Place on 9 March 2017.


New IET News review video features 2016 highlights

Published on 9 February 2017

The latest IET News video is available to watch on IET.tv.

IET hosts first Applied Visualisation Forum

Published on 3 February 2017

The IET, alongside the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, hosted its first Applied Visualisation Forum last week at the British Motor Museum in Coventry. 

IET Horizontal Innovation Programme funds innovation to help cut infection rates in UK hospitals

Published on 30 January 2017

In 2016 the IET teamed up with the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to launch a new Horizontal Innovation* Programme to award funding to a Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) in the UK whose innovation could help solve a critical healthcare challenge faced by the National Health Service (NHS).

Young engineers invited to take part in this year's Global Challenge competition

Published on 27 January 2017

Young engineering entrepreneurs are being invited to enter the Global Challenge to invent an on-board device to gauge a vehicle’s weight to ensure it is loaded safely, in a humanitarian relief situation.

Ernest George Wotton CEng FIES FSLL FIET CIBSE, April 1921-November 2016

Published on 19 January 2017

Obituary provided by Sally Wotton.

New CPD policy for IET Members

Published on 16 January 2017

The IET’s new policy on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is now live.  

Call for papers for Intelligent Signal Processing Conference

Published on 12 January 2017

The deadline for abstract submissions for the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing (ISP 2017) is 8 May 2017 and papers are now being accepted for the event.

IET Fellows receive New Year Honours

Published on 3 January 2017

IET Fellows are among those recognised in the New Year Honours list for 2017.

One year at IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 23 December 2016

To celebrate its first year anniversary since IET London: Savoy Place was re-opened, the IET takes a look back on the venue’s big successes during 2016.

Boost your chances of getting published with new IET seminar

Published on 13 December 2016

The IET has announced that it will be hosting a specially developed seminar designed to help new researchers get published.

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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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Ernest George Wotton CEng FIES FSLL FIET CIBSE, April 1921-November 2016

Published on 19 January 2017

Obituary provided by Sally Wotton.

Brian Walker, 7 June 1937 - 8 October 2016

Published on 22 December 2016

Obituary provided by Ruth Wright

John Robert Mills, FIEE 1916-1988

Published on 11 November 2016

Saturday 12 November 2016 marks the centenary of John Robert Mills’ birth