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Join incoming IET President Mike Carr for his President's Address on 11 October 2018

Published on 16 August 2018

In his President's Address Mike will explore the story of unseen engineering: digital TV compression and how this technology impacts our lives today.

A Levels 2018

Published on 16 August 2018

Uptake in Maths and Physics is welcome news but exams alone limit ‘work-readiness’ of future engineers.

Enter the IET’s annual photography competition!

Published on 13 August 2018

Call to tackle traditional outdated image of engineering with global photography competition. 

Thousands of young people and parents get inspired at Engineering Open House Day

Published on 6 August 2018

On Friday (3 August), the IET teamed up with venues and organisations across the UK to host its fourth Engineering Open House Day for young people and their parents.

Share your story and inspire another engineer

Published on 27 July 2018

Wherever you are in the world and whatever stage you're at in your career, we'd like to hear your stories, which could inspire other engineers and technicians.

Project X makes its debut at New Zealand International Science Festival

Published on 24 July 2018

The IET South Island Local Network recently held a Project X event during the New Zealand International Science Festival in Dunedin to promote science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to young people.

Successful ACDC Power Transmission Conference takes place in Chengdu, China

Published on 20 July 2018

The papers submitted for the conference will be published in the IET's open access journal, The Journal of Engineering.

Matthew Foyle IEng MIET wins the 2018 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award

Published on 17 July 2018

The Baroness Platt of Writtle Award is presented annually by the Worshipful Company of Engineers and recognises the achievements of a newly registered Incorporated Engineer.

Young engineers triumph in national engineering challenge final 2018

Published on 13 July 2018

Students from King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls in Birmingham have won the IET’s national Faraday engineering challenge, securing £1,000 for their school.

The sky's the limit for IET member Navindra in achieving his childhood dream

Published on 13 July 2018

Navindra Pyneesamy Mooroogan BSc MSc MIET recently travelled from Mauritius to Tanzania to pursue a life-long dream and prove that anything is possible if you keep a positive state of mind.

Print edition

Member News issue 48

June 2018 print edition

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Member News issue 47

February 2018 print edition

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December 2017 print edition

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August 2017 print edition

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April 2017 print edition

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December 2016 print edition

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August 2016 print edition

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April 2016 print edition

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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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Obituaries

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