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This AI Life conference provides pragmatic and comprehensive overview on the key issues in AI

Published on 10 October 2018

Taking place at IET London: Savoy Place last week, leading scientists, engineers, thinkers, opinion formers and politicians discussed the use of AI technology, whether it can it be trusted, is ethical and what must be done to ensure people can get the most out of it.


International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG)

Published on 9 October 2018

The International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG) is one of the IET's most successful international events.

IET YWE finalists for 2018 announced

Published on 9 October 2018

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, six young female engineers working on projects ranging from future combat jets and spaceplanes to artificial intelligence have been announced as finalists for the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2018.

New exhibition to celebrate Women in Engineering opens at IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 9 October 2018

The IET has launched an exciting new exhibition at Savoy Place, which aims to raise awareness and celebrate the achievements of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to inspire both current and future engineering and technology professionals.

Watch IET President’s Address live via IET.tv on 11 October

Published on 5 October 2018

New IET President will explore digital TV compression at inaugural address on 11 October 2018.

IET News update available now

Published on 28 September 2018

The September edition of IET News is available now on IET.tv.

IET and CSEE sign cooperation agreement

Published on 27 September 2018

The signing ceremony took place on 31 August 2018.

IET Fellow’s experience as an engineer with dyslexia

Published on 26 September 2018

Brian Back, in spite of his dyslexia, is enjoying an engineering career that has spanned 40 years.

IET Healthcare event will examine Big Data made smart in Health and Care

Published on 20 September 2018

In the latest of the IET's Think BIG Future Health and Life Science series, hear about the latest innovations in the healthcare analytics space.

IET at party conferences

Published on 20 September 2018

As part of our work to inform and raise the visibility of the IET's policy and wider stakeholder engagement work, this year we will be attending some of the party political conferences.

IET launches new competition to give children the chance to ‘engineer a music video’

Published on 14 September 2018

Latest competition ‘Lights, Camera, Action!’ will inspire and excite children about working in the engineering industry.

Service to take place at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Year of Engineering

Published on 13 September 2018

If you're an IET member and would like to attend, please put your name forward for the IET ticket ballot.

IET supports launch of new Tech Task Force

Published on 13 September 2018

Green Alliance’s Tech Task Force will focus on the opportunities for smart technologies to boost the resource efficiency of UK businesses and improve the economic prospects of manufacturing regions.

IET launches new EngShorts videos to highlight the role of engineering in addressing societal issues

Published on 4 September 2018

The EngShort videos cover important challenges that impact our lives

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IET launches new interactive, e-learning platform - IET Academy

Published on 12 June 2018

The IET Academy will enable engineers to access technical and professional training 'anytime, anywhere' to suit their needs.

Glasgow's Teacher Building to close its doors

Published on 16 March 2018

The IET Glasgow: Teacher Building dates back to the 1800s when it was originally home to Teachers Whisky and was acquired by the IET (formerly the IEE) in 1991 to serve its members in Scotland.

Mentor Jai points David in the right direction

Published on 21 September 2017

IET mentors play a pivotal role in guiding candidates through the professional registration process. Subsea Controls Engineer Jai Chainani and Principal Instrument Engineer David Horsham talk about their respective experiences as mentor and mentee.


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Dennis C Underdown OBE BSc(Eng) BA CEng MIET, November 1929 - May 2018

Published on 11 June 2018

Obituary provided by Dennis' daughter, Carol Hembrow.

Mr Hamish Stewart McNaughton CEng FIET July 1933 - January 2018

Published on 5 April 2018

Obituary provided by Derrick Willer CEng MIET, Secretary, IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network.

John Douglas Wightman CEng FIET, August 1923 - January 2018

Published on 2 March 2018

Obituary provided by Tim Wightman

Derek Elvin Mullinger CEng MIET, June 1926 - November 2017

Published on 28 February 2018

Obituary provided by Alistair Gill, Bernadette Faulkner and Regina Zitzelsberger, Derek's daughter