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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.

Reduced number of pupils opting for Maths and Physics A-levels is compounding the UK’s engineering skills shortage

Published on 18 August 2016

IET calls for more schools and colleges to consider the International Baccalaureate

You are invited to an Open Day at IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 15 August 2016

The IET Venues team is inviting members to come along to an Open Day at IET London: Savoy Place this September.

New guidance on the integration of connected systems in buildings published by the IET

Published on 11 August 2016

The IET has published new guidance which will provide engineers with the latest information on evolving building systems.

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Published on 5 August 2016

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Organisations open their doors for IET Engineering Open House Day

Published on 4 August 2016

This July, 28 venues across the UK took part in IET Engineering Open House Day, offering young people and their parents the opportunity to go behind the scenes at leading organisations to discover how creative and varied engineering can be.

Young engineers compete at EMEA IET Present Around The World Regional Final in Barcelona

Published on 4 August 2016

The IET Present Around The World Europe, Middle East and Africa Regional Final took place in Barcelona last month.

Have your say: securing the best outcome for the UK and engineering from the EU negotiations

Published on 1 August 2016

The IET has joined forces with 37 other professional engineering bodies to form the EU engineering project team. The team is working together to provide evidence-based advice to government and ensure the needs of all sectors of engineering are represented and understood.

The Duke of York, KG visits IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 28 July 2016

HRH The Duke of York recently visited IET London: Savoy Place to find out more about what the IET is doing to inspire the next generation of engineers and to take part in a discussion on what more could be done to address the engineering skills shortage and nurture the UK's innovation record.

Technology will help us stay in our homes in old age, according to new report

Published on 21 July 2016

Greater independence in later life is one of the key benefits of technology highlighted in a new report, 'How Tech Savvy Are We?' commissioned by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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Young STEM ambassadors join IET Trustees for Junior Board meeting

Published on 6 April 2016

A group of school students met with IET Board members to discuss ways in which the IET can make engineering opportunities more appealing to young people.

IET signs agreement with CEPRI to co-publish a new, open access engineering journal

Published on 22 March 2016

The IET recently signed an agreement with CEPRI (the China Electric Power Research Institute) to co-publish a new, open access engineering journal, High Voltage.

Governance for the Future resolutions are carried at Special General Meeting

Published on 12 February 2016

All resolutions were carried at the IET’s Special General Meeting held yesterday in London.

IET and MIA launch new initiative to encourage transfer of technology and innovation between sectors

Published on 21 January 2016

The IET and the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) host a special event in London on horizontal innovation.


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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.

Ronald 'Roy' Barker FIET, October 1915-October 2015

Published on 2 December 2015

A life of consequence