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IET.tv calling for engineering and technology stories for new feature

Published on 15 January 2019

The IET.tv team want to hear about your exciting and interesting engineering and technology news stories from across the globe.

A re-engineered brand for the IET

Published on 14 January 2019

At the end of January, we will unveil our new visual identity and website.

Transforming Transport: Getting from A to EV

Published on 10 January 2019

The IET is joining with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Renewables Scotland to host an afternoon conference in Glasgow which will focus on decarbonisation within our transport system.

Join us at the IET Annual Dinner 2019

Published on 9 January 2019

The IET Annual Dinner is the UK’s leading engineering and technology networking event, with a mission to celebrate the engineering brilliance of today and support the top engineering talent of tomorrow.

IET Fellows and Member recognised in New Year Honours listing

Published on 3 January 2019

Congratulations to Michelle Richmond FIET, Professor Hugh Griffiths FIET, Juergen Maier FIET, David Hughes FIET and Roger Medwell MIET who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours listing.

David Peacock FIET, July 1947 - November 2018

Published on 2 January 2019

Obituary provided by Peter M Munro CEng MIEE

IET partners with the Times for Future of Engineering report

Published on 18 December 2018

A new report published in association with the IET has been released in the Times newspaper.

Government Chief Scientific Adviser delivers keynote at IET innovation conference

Published on 17 December 2018

Dr Patrick Vallance was one of three high-profile figures to address attendees at the ‘Influencing the Future of Innovation’ event at IET London: Savoy Place on 26 November 2018.

Geotechnical engineer wins Technician of the Year Award

Published on 14 December 2018

Neeraj Kumar Sharma's prize includes £1,000 and two years' IET membership

IET hosts communications technology House of Lords briefing

Published on 13 December 2018

On 27 November 2018, the IET hosted its 10th annual briefing in the House of Lords attended by MPs, peers and communication technology professionals.

'Bridging the innovation gaps' report launched

Published on 10 December 2018

Launched at the IET’s ‘Influencing the future of innovation’ event on 26 November 2018, the IET’s latest report ‘Bridging the innovation gaps’ calls on government for joined-up, systemic innovation support.

IET YWE Award winners 2018 announced

Published on 7 December 2018

Three young female engineers have been recognised at the IET’s Young Woman Engineer (YWE) of the Year Awards for their work in engineering.

Tune into Blue Peter for Lights, Camera, Action competition reveal

Published on 6 December 2018

Watch Blue Peter on Thursday 6 December to see exclusive footage from the Lights, Camera, Action video experience day.

Churchill Medal awarded to RAF Chief Technician

Published on 4 December 2018

RAF Chief Technician Peter Wakefield was awarded for his work on the Chinook Force.

Mark Goudie MIET receives a Young Legends Award from VisitScotland Business Events

Published on 3 December 2018

As an award winner, Mark will see his work championed internationally.

Gibraltar Group of Professional Engineers celebrate historic anniversary

Published on 3 December 2018

Congratulations to the Gibraltar Group of Professional Engineers (GGPE) who celebrated their 60th anniversary back in July.

Watch the latest IET News update

Published on 3 December 2018

The latest IET News update covers recent IET events and a new Global Challenge for Young Professionals.

Faraday Centre changes at IET London: Savoy Place

Published on 19 November 2018

The IET's Knowledge Services Board has agreed to make a number of changes affecting members who use the Faraday Centre at IET London: Savoy Place.

Take part in our Global Challenge and help solve our plastic problem

Published on 16 November 2018

We are working with Greenpeace and GreenSeas Trust to set two IET Global Challenge scenarios for innovators between the ages of 18 and 35.

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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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David Peacock FIET, July 1947 - November 2018

Published on 2 January 2019

Obituary provided by Peter M Munro CEng MIEE

Maurice Greenberg MIET, May 1932-November 2018

Published on 29 November 2018

Longstanding IET volunteer and BBC engineer, Maurice Greenberg, has passed away at the age of 86.

Air Marshal Sir Alec Morris KBE CB FREng HonFIET, March 1926 – November 2018

Published on 27 November 2018

Obituary provided by Air Vice Marshal John Main CB OBE FREng CEng HonFIET.

Sir Charles Kao KBE CBE FREng FIET, November 1933-September 2018

Published on 30 October 2018

Obituary provided by Professor Will J Stewart FREng FIET

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.