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IET launches new campaign ahead of INWED 2018

Published on 21 June 2018

New IET campaign designed to smash stereotypes associated with STEM careers and get more young people thinking about careers in engineering and technology.

Latest IET EngTalk is a sell-out success

Published on 19 June 2018

The IET hosted a hugely successful EngTalk inspired by the life and work of Earl Mountbatten of Burma at IET London: Savoy Place on Monday 11 June to a sell-out audience and online viewers.

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Published on 19 June 2018

We are making some changes which could affect users of old web browsers.

IET Fellows, members and volunteers receive prestigious awards

Published on 18 June 2018

Congratulations to each of our Fellows, members and volunteers who have recently been recognised with awards and honours for the work they do.

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.

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.

New IET research shows parents put children off studying STEM

Published on 6 June 2018

New IET research reveals that parents’ lack of confidence in subjects such as Science and Maths is discouraging the younger generation from pursuing those subjects at school and beyond – so to assist, the IET is hosting a ‘Parentorial’ Facebook Live in partnership with influential parenting platform Mumsnet on Friday 8 June. 

Get involved in exciting Year of Engineering events

Published on 6 June 2018

The 2018 Year of Engineering campaign aims to increase the desirability of engineering as a career by increasing awareness of what engineers do amongst young people, their families and their teachers.

Venues set to open their doors for IET Engineering Open House Day

Published on 1 June 2018

If you're looking for an educational and fun day out for young people with inquisitive minds during the summer holidays, then this year's Engineering Open House Day on Friday, 3 August 2018 could be for you.

Young Engineer of the Year showcases award-winning Plybot at Savoy Place

Published on 24 May 2018

Member News caught up with UK Young Engineer of the Year Josh Mitchell when he visited IET London: Savoy Place recently to showcase his innovation.

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Published on 23 May 2018

In line with the new data privacy law that is being introduced in the UK, we will be providing more details about how we collect and use your personal information.

Tsinghua-IET Electrical Engineering Academic Forum takes place in Beijing

Published on 21 May 2018

The event brought together academics and representatives from the energy industry to discuss a ‘Greener and Smarter Energy Internet’.

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Published on 18 May 2018

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IET’s annual photography competition returns

Published on 16 May 2018

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

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Nominations for the IET Achievement Awards are now quicker and easier!

Published on 16 March 2018

It takes just 10 minutes to recognise greatness and submit a nomination.

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.

New IET publications provide insight into energy management and energy storage

Published on 9 August 2017

The IET has published two new energy publications - the Guide to Energy Management and the Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems.


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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