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Matthew Foyle IEng MIET wins the 2018 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award

Published on 17 July 2018

The Baroness Platt of Writtle Award is presented annually by the Worshipful Company of Engineers and recognises the achievements of a newly registered Incorporated Engineer.

The sky's the limit for IET member Navindra in achieving his childhood dream

Published on 13 July 2018

Navindra Pyneesamy Mooroogan BSc MSc MIET recently travelled from Mauritius to Tanzania to pursue a life-long dream and prove that anything is possible if you keep a positive state of mind.

Young engineers triumph in national engineering challenge final 2018

Published on 13 July 2018

Students from King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls in Birmingham have won the IET’s national Faraday engineering challenge, securing £1,000 for their school.

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

Published on 10 July 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.

IET volunteer wins top RAEng Award

Published on 29 June 2018

Congratulations to IET member and volunteer Dr Christopher Donaghy-Spargo who this week was one of five young engineers to receive a RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineers of the Year 2018 Award.

IET Power Electronics Editor-in-Chief takes part in CAST Forum in Zhejiang, China

Published on 28 June 2018

The real impact of research should be to an extent in which it helps solve the greatest challenges.

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Published on 25 June 2018

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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

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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.

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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