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

Published on 16 November 2018

We've teamed up with Greenpeace and GreenSeas Trust to launch an IET Global Challenge for innovators between the ages of 18 and 35.

EngFest returns in April 2019

Published on 9 November 2018

The IET will be hosting another EngFest on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 and this time the event's entirely aimed at inspiring the next generation.

Winners of the IET’s photography competition announced

Published on 5 November 2018

A selection of photos have been chosen to challenge public misconceptions of engineering. 

IET match funding

Published on 2 November 2018

IET to match funding for scholarships, bursaries and education programmes.  

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

IET Malaysia holds its Prestige Lecture & Awards Dinner

Published on 24 October 2018

Having taken place on 22nd September 2018, the IET’s Malaysia Local Network held its 8th Prestige Lecture & Award Dinner (PLAD) at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

IET Alumni Celebration Event takes place at Savoy Place

Published on 24 October 2018

Celebrations recently took place for IET Diamond Jubilee scholars and Engineering Horizons Bursary recipients completing their degree courses or apprenticeships this year.

IET Deputy President Danielle George explores the deadly forces behind avalanches

Published on 17 October 2018

Professor Danielle George MBE BSc MSc PhD FIET is hosting this week’s BBC Two Horizon programme, which airs on 18 October 2018 at 9pm UK time. 

IET celebrates 20 years working with Scarecrow Consultants

Published on 16 October 2018

Through the IET, Scarecrow Consultants provides in-house training and has published several books.

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.

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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

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.

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