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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.

Watch the IET’s UK and Ireland FIRST® LEGO® League Final LIVE

Published on 12 February 2016

Teams of school children from across the UK and Ireland will descend on Loughborough University on Sunday 21 February for the IET’s FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) UK and Ireland final – and members can watch it live via a webcast.

IET President to feature on The Life Scientific programme on BBC Radio 4 next Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Published on 11 February 2016

IET President, Naomi Climer, will feature in a 30 minute pre-recorded interview on BBC Radio 4 next Tuesday, 16 February

Inspiring event on Future Cities

Published on 9 February 2016

Attendees recently descended on IET London: Savoy Place to hear from four panel experts on future cities – a key topic for the IET.

Last chance to vote on future governance proposals

Published on 5 February 2016

Voting closes on Tuesday, 9 February at 6.30pm

IET news videos get a fresh new look

Published on 29 January 2016

The IET has produced the first of its new-look monthly news videos, designed to keep members informed of what’s happening in and around the IET.

Special thank you event at Savoy Place for Take Your Place campaign champions

Published on 28 January 2016

Members, supporters and guests were invited to attend a special reception at IET London: Savoy Place in January to ‘take their place’ as proud champions of the IET and its charitable objectives.

IET Past Presidents call on members to vote on proposed governance changes

Published on 22 January 2016

The IET is inviting its members to vote on proposals put forward by the Board of Trustees, supported by Council, to strengthen the IET’s future leadership and governance so that it is better placed for the demands of the 21st Century and to meet the needs of its members.

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.

IET calls on MSPs to promote greater collaboration between industry and education to address skills shortage

Published on 20 January 2016

MSPs, business leaders and academics attended an IET reception on Engineering Trends in Scotland  yesterday (Tuesday 19 January) to discuss the demand for engineering skills in Scottish industry and the need to attract more young people into engineering to address the skills shortage.

Next Chief Scientist of Australia, Dr Alan Finkel, receives the IET Mountbatten Medal

Published on 20 January 2016

Dr Alan Finkel was presented with his award during the IET Appleton Lecture that took place at IET London: Savoy Place last week.

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IET London: Savoy Place update - December 2015

Published on 4 December 2015

The Faraday Centre at Savoy Place, including the Knowledge Centre, Faraday Lounge and Faraday Kitchen, will open to members from Wednesday 9 December 2015.

IET and ITN Productions team up to launch "Engineering our World" online programme

Published on 13 November 2015

Find out more about the exciting world of engineering and why academic and industry collaboration is crucial in developing the next generation of engineers in this special online programme.

Stars of the industry announced as IET Achievement Award winners

Published on 1 October 2015

The IET has today named the winners of its prestigious 2015 IET Achievement Awards.

Engineering Open House Day showcases engineering careers to parents and children

Published on 8 September 2015

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Published on 2 December 2015

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