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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.

FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship comes to Bath

Published on 22 June 2017

Teams from around the world are competing this week in the historic city of Bath for the FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship.

IET Fellows and Members recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours listing

Published on 21 June 2017

Congratulations to our Fellows and Members who have received Honours.

Do you want to find out more about earthquake engineering?

Published on 15 June 2017

IET Members are invited to a RedR UK panel discussion in London on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

IET launches #ISeeMore vlogger campaign as part of Engineer a Better World

Published on 14 June 2017

Over the last week the IET has launched an innovative new campaign to open children’s eyes to the variety of exciting careers in engineering.

Ticket ballot for Engfest 2.0

Published on 13 June 2017

The IET's Engfest is set to return to IET London: Savoy Place on 17 October 2017. Following the success of last year's inaugural Festival of Engineering, the ballot is open for free tickets to this exciting event until 23 June 2017.

IET to host International Robotics Showcase with UK-RAS

Published on 8 June 2017

The IET and EPSRC UK-RAS Network will jointly host an International Robotics Showcase to mark the end of UK Robotics Week 2017.

IET’s #9PercentIsNotEnough social media campaign sweeps awards

Published on 2 June 2017

The IET’s most successful social media campaign has been recognised across several industry awards.

Celebrating Volunteers' Week - Engineering a better world together

Published on 31 May 2017

The IET has a network of 4,400 volunteers in 150 countries who support the IET’s activities for the benefit of its members and the engineering community. 1 – 7 June 2017 marks Volunteers’ Week and the IET is celebrating the extraordinary work that its volunteers do.

IET to host joint Women Engineers Wikithon with Wellcome Library

Published on 31 May 2017

The IET has teamed up with the Wellcome Library to host a Women Engineers Wikithon on Thursday, 15 June 2017.

IET announces new President-elect and Trustees

Published on 30 May 2017

Nick Winser CBE will become the next President of the IET, taking up the position on 1 October 2017.

New £350K R&D initiative tasks tech innovators with solving real-world challenges

Published on 25 May 2017

The IET has teamed up with the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) to find innovative UK small and medium enterprises (SMEs) whose technology can be adapted and commercialised to solve societal and industry challenges in sectors that are new to the company. 

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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.