Member News

Issue 32: 14 March 2013
IET's 2012 AF Harvey Engineering Research Prize winner Prof Hugh Griffiths FIET

Taking radar to another level

Mature technologies such as radar don’t grab the headlines much these days. But as the IET’s 2012 AF Harvey Engineering Research Prize winner Hugh Griffiths says, there is still plenty going on. Words and portrait by Nick Smith.

Toronto-based IET member Alyssa Randall

Toronto-based IET member Alyssa Randall talks to Keri Allan about her role as an R&D engineer in the biomedical sector and her prolific IET activities…

IET South Wales Netword Cabaret Night

After a transformative year for IET Communities across the globe, Member News presents some of the highlights of the 2011/12 session.

London Bridge

A recent review of the IET's public policy work by IET Policy Trustee Professor Jeremy Watson, seeks to define how the IET formulates its position on public policy issues, reports Member News.

Issue 32 Member News cover

About Member News magazine
Member News is a news magazine, and, alongside its website, covers the Institution's activities, aiming to make members feel part of the global IET community. This combined offering features in-depth profiles and interviews of IET members, whose work influences the IET and the wider community, together with informative feature articles, news stories, opinion pieces, and event write-ups from the IET's global networks.

Contributing to Member News
If you have material you think would be of interest, please contact the editor at membernews.editor@theiet.org. Contributions are invited in two categories:

  • Members in the news – up to 200 words detailing career moves, achievements etc.;
  • Community reports - up to 800 words comprising an event write-up or report from Local Networks, Technical and Professional Networks or other IET community.

Previous issues: November 2012 (31) , July 2012 (30)

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Sri Lanka

IET Sri Lanka: most successful year to date  ET arr

The IET Sri Lanka Network is one of the IET’s longest-running Networks, established back in 1935 to support the region’s engineering community.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The strange origins of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde  ET arr

Sarah Hales describes the excitement of discovering hidden treasures in the IET Archives.

RedR member Bill Flinn

Building change  ET arr

International disaster relief charity RedR trains aid workers, providing skilled professionals to humanitarian programmes worldwide. But what’s the best way to use their skills?