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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.

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.

Med Power 2016 event takes place in Belgrade

Published on 9 December 2016

The IET Cyprus, Hellas and Israel Networks teamed up with the University of Belgrade to organise the recent Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion in Belgrade, Serbia.

IET member awarded top Institute of Directors’ Award

Published on 5 December 2016

IET member Paul Bennett has won the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) New Chartered Director of the Year 2016.

Celebrating amazing volunteers on International Volunteer Day

Published on 5 December 2016

Monday 5 December 2016 marks International Volunteer Day and is a great opportunity to say thank you to all those who support the IET. As well as celebrating the fantastic work that our volunteers do around the world, the IET is also sharing details of how you can make a difference through volunteering.

Outstanding women celebrated as Young Woman Engineers of the Year

Published on 2 December 2016

The IET presented its prestigious Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards at IET London: Savoy Place last night.


December events in and around IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 30 November 2016

Seasonal events planned in December.

Churchill Medal presented to Corporal Bernard Donoghue

Published on 28 November 2016

The Churchill Medal award recognises a team or individual for outstanding achievements and contributions to engineering and technical advancement in support of military operations.

Outstanding volunteers recognised at IET Achievement Awards

Published on 25 November 2016

The IET is supported by 4,400 individuals around the world who take the time to make a difference through volunteering.

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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