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The IET's latest collaboration with ITN Productions is set to launch in October

Published on 16 August 2017

Engineering the Next Generation will be the next in a series of online programmes created by the IET and ITN Productions.

IET Singapore Local Network hosts Lifeskills workshop

Published on 16 August 2017

The IET in Singapore recently hosted a Lifeskills workshop on Leading and Developing Successful Teams.

New IET publications provide insight into energy management and energy storage

Published on 9 August 2017

The IET has published two new energy publications - the Guide to Energy Management and the Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems.

Budding engineers get inspired at Engineering Open House Day

Published on 7 August 2017

The IET teamed up with venues and organisations across the UK to host its third Engineering Open House Day for budding engineers and their parents.

There is still time to enter the IET international photography competition

Published on 4 August 2017

The IET has launched a new photography competition for members – and non-members – in a bid to challenge public misconceptions of engineering and to demonstrate the ingenuity, breadth and vibrancy of the profession.

Could someone you know engineer the Chocolate Bar of the Future?

Published on 26 July 2017

The IET has teamed up with Mondelēz International, home to well-known confectionery brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk and Maynards Bassetts, to launch an engineering-themed competition for children.

What it’s like to be LGBT in the engineering sector

Published on 24 July 2017

As part of a series of articles that explores diversity and inclusion in the engineering and technology industry, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) IET members talk openly about their personal experiences.

IET Faraday 2017 champions crowned

Published on 17 July 2017

Six young engineers have shown off their STEM skills and won the IET's national Faraday engineering challenge. 

IET launches new microsite to promote Engineering Work Experience for All

Published on 10 July 2017

IET members, volunteers, corporate and academic partners have been sharing their experiences and good practice guidance on the IET's new Engineering Work Experience for All microsite, which launches today.

What's stopping you from becoming a Chartered Engineer?

Published on 10 July 2017

IET staff and CEng registered members address some of the more common (and often misplaced) concerns.

Join us for Engineering Open House Day on Friday 28 July

Published on 5 July 2017

IET Engineering Open House Day gives young people and their parents the chance to explore how engineering and technology careers play a key role in some of the UK's best known organisations.

National IET Faraday Final taking place next week

Published on 4 July 2017

Next week, students from London, Cornwall, Bromsgrove and Suffolk will compete in the IET’s Faraday Final.

IET journals see significant increase in impact factor rating

Published on 28 June 2017

The impact factor is a measure of quality for academic journals.

IET and industry leaders commit to tackle gender crisis in engineering

Published on 23 June 2017

To mark International Women in Engineering Day, CEOs and senior leaders from some of the UK's top engineering companies are joining the IET in calling for urgent action from the top to address the shortage of women in UK engineering.

Future Power Systems Architecture programme calls on Government to act with industry to transform power system

Published on 23 June 2017

The second phase of the Future Power System Architecture programme (FPSA2) unveils its findings and recommendations today (23 June 2017) at an event at IET London: Savoy Place.

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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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Leonard James 'Jim' Chant BSc(Eng) CEng MIET, December 1927-June 2017

Published on 26 June 2017

Obituary provided by Philip Chant.

Victor Anton Raynal CEng FIET, February 1925 - March 2017

Published on 17 May 2017

Obituary provided by Anne Raynal

Jack Kidd CEng MIET, February 1922 - February 2017

Published on 4 May 2017

Jack Kidd, who lived to the grand old age of 95, has recently passed away.

Ralph Barrett FIET, November 1922 - February 2017

Published on 28 April 2017

Obituary provided by the family of Mr Barrett.