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IET launches new competition to give children the chance to ‘engineer a music video’

Published on 14 September 2018

Latest competition ‘Lights, Camera, Action!’ will inspire and excite children about working in the engineering industry.

Service to take place at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Year of Engineering

Published on 13 September 2018

If you're an IET member and would like to attend, please put your name forward for the IET ticket ballot.

IET supports launch of new Tech Task Force

Published on 13 September 2018

Green Alliance’s Tech Task Force will focus on the opportunities for smart technologies to boost the resource efficiency of UK businesses and improve the economic prospects of manufacturing regions.

Conference will explore the impact of AI on our lives

Published on 6 September 2018

This AI life: ensuring our AI future works for us will take place on 3 October 2018.

IET launches new EngShorts videos to highlight the role of engineering in addressing societal issues

Published on 4 September 2018

The EngShort videos cover important challenges that impact our lives

Winners of the IET Journals Premium Awards 2018 announced

Published on 30 August 2018

The winners of the 2018 IET Premium (Best Paper) Awards are free to access on the IET Digital Library until August 2019.

IoT India Congress set to take place this October in Bangalore

Published on 29 August 2018

The "Platform of Platforms" for the Internet of Things returns on 9-10 October 2018.

Policy recommendations by IET IoT Panel

Published on 28 August 2018

The IET Internet of Things Panel shared its recommendations on the draft National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP) 2018 in India.

GCSE results 2018

Published on 23 August 2018

As students across England and Wales receive their GCSE results, the IET is today calling for a more balanced curriculum across the nation’s schools. This will ensure young people have a rounded knowledge and the skills needed to pursue further education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Join us at Savoy Place for Open House London on Saturday 22 September

Published on 20 August 2018

Savoy Place is one of the venues taking part in this year's Open House London event.

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.

Last chance to enter the IET’s annual photography competition!

Published on 18 September 2018

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

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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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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