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Covering every aspect of the IET's activities in member interviews, features, news stories, opinion pieces and event reports, in print and online.

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IET image boards are now available on Pinterest

Published on 30 July 2015

The IET joins the social media image sharing website.

Members invited to vote on future of IET governance

Published on 27 July 2015

Members to receive voting packs ahead of Special General Meeting.

Obituaries: Professor Roger Voles BSc, MTech, DTech, DSc(Eng), FREng, FIEE, FInstP, FIMA, FIEEE

Published on 24 July 2015

Roger Voles, 1930 - 2015, formerly Technical Director, THORN EMI Electronics Ltd.

Organisations open their doors to budding engineers for upcoming Open House Day

Published on 22 July 2015

The IET's inaugural Engineering Open House Day takes place next week at venues across the UK.

IET volunteers champion National Women in Engineering Day in Kuwait

Published on 22 July 2015

New Women in Engineering event has proved to be a great success.

IET President receives an Honorary Doctor of Science degree

Published on 16 July 2015

Professor William Webb joins a select group of past honorary graduates from the University of Southampton.

IET President-elect Naomi Climer listed as one of the 50 most influential women in UK IT

Published on 15 July 2015

The most influential women making a difference to the digital economy has been revealed by Computer Weekly.

The IET's E&T magazine Editor-in-Chief becomes Chair of the British Society of Magazine Editors

Published on 14 July 2015

Award-winning editor Dickon Ross becomes the first BSME Chair from the business and professional magazine sector for over 30 years.

Reward scheme lets member drive away with a discount

Published on 13 July 2015

David Kirk, a long-standing IET member, is the first to take delivery of a new Volvo car as part of the IET's Member Rewards scheme.

New IET report reveals that 999 technology needs to keep up with the 'smart phone' generation

Published on 9 July 2015

A new report calling for a radical change to the emergency 999 call service has received widespread public attention.

The IET supports launch of BBC micro:bit

Published on 7 July 2015

The BBC has unveiled the BBC micro:bit - a pocket-sized computer that allows children to get creative with technology.

Print edition

Member News issue 39

August 2015 print edition

PDF PDF (4848 k) Updated July 2015
Member News issue 38

March 2015 print edition.

PDF PDF (4961 k) Updated March 2015
Member News issue 37

December 2014 print edition.

PDF PDF (3831 k) Updated November 2014

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Young Professionals

Inspiring YP events In Sri Lanka.

Power Electronics, Machines & Drives

Introducing the new PEMD Community.

Power Systems and Equipment Network
The future of energy storage.

EMEA CVC leaves volunteers fired up.


Sharing knowledge around the world

IET Fellow Dave Openshaw recently attended the Electricity Engineers' Association (EEA) Annual Conference in New Zealand, representing the IET and delivering a keynote address.

Engaging Malaysia’s next generation of engineers

The IET Malaysia Young Professionals Section (YPS) continues to be a strong, proactive community of young engineers and students. Here Honorary Secretary Yong Boon Heng runs through some of 2013/14’s highlights.

IET networks come together through international conference

An international conference has given the IET’s Railway TPN and the Hong Kong LN’s Railway and Transport Section a chance to build their relationship and forge ahead with exciting new ideas.

Is it time to ‘Engineer your WHY’?

The IET Toronto Local Network recently stepped out of its comfort zone, invigorating the local engineering community with a seminar hosted by a renowned inspirational speaker.  


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Savoy Place upgrade news

See the progress already being made at our London home in the April 2015 update video.

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Obituaries: John French

Published on 6 July 2015

Enthusiastic for the cause