How you can make a difference to society - the IET student team takes a look at the roles engineering and IT can play.
Want to find out more about how your engineering education can make a difference? Here are a variety of articles looking at the role engineering and IT plays in helping people through disaster situations and making lives easier for those that need support.
Examples of engineers working as volunteers for charitable causes and non-governmental organisations (NGO).
Rescue robotics founder talks about enabling emergency responders to routinely save lives through physically situated artificial intelligence.
How a Storm Boss and his engineering team restored power in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Rita and Gustav.
The forces of nature can be disastrous, however engineers are able to harness its power to create renewable energy. We take a look at the engineers working in the fields of wind and solar power.
Lowering carbon emissions is key to a greener future and bioengergy. Meet the engineers developing a non-polluting fuel.
Storms, tornadoes and hurricanes cannot be stopped. However, engineers and scientists are developing sophisticated means of tracking them. With improving weather prediction tools come earlier warnings; hopefully saving lives.
Housework is the bane of many a person's life, so wouldn't you like to shake the hand of the engineers working on creating robots to do our chores for us?
When on those long train journeys, or the regular rail commute to work, have your thoughts ever turned towards wondering how to speed up the travel process?
Every year earthquakes, tornados and hurricanes destroy everything in their path. But as part of a community who look to act, not react, engineers continue to find ways to help buildings withstand the forces of nature.
Engineers in the medical technology industry help create lightweight equipment suitable to provide aid in disaster situations.