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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.

IET awards innovation funding to agritech start-up

Published on 14 March 2018

A British agritech start-up has won a prestigious Horizontal Innovation Award from the IET and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) to help develop ‘Harry’, the company’s drilling and planting robot.

Crowdfunding sought to keep Turing-Welchman codebreaking exhibit in public view

Published on 9 March 2018

Crowdfunding appeal set up to relocate the reconstruction of the Turing-Welchman Bombe to the National Museum of Computing.

Catch up on the latest IET News with our new video

Published on 28 February 2018

The latest edition of IET News is available to watch on IET.tv.

IET Present Around The World competition is now open with new video round

Published on 27 February 2018

The global competition is open to young engineering professionals and students who want to develop and showcase their presentation skills.

FIRST® LEGO® League UK and Ireland 2018 champions crowned

Published on 26 February 2018

On Saturday (24 February), a team of young engineers from Wallace Hall Academy in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, were crowned champions of the IET’s FIRST® LEGO® League UK and Ireland competition.

IET Governance elections are now open

Published on 22 February 2018

The ballot is now open for eligible members to cast their vote and influence which volunteers will serve in the IET's governance structure for the 2018-2019 term.

Teeba becomes first woman in Oman to achieve IEng status

Published on 20 February 2018

Teeba Al Akhzami, a systems engineer at Oman LNG, recently gained Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status, becoming the first woman in her country to do so.

"Scientists and engineers are the real superheroes"

Published on 14 February 2018

will.i.am and Brian David Johnson inspire STEM minds at Savoy Place.

IET Fellow brings in big changes to TalkTalk's software

Published on 9 February 2018

Over the past 18 months, Philip Clayson, Technology Director at TalkTalk, has been 'turning the company upside down' in an effort to progress its technologies and its people. He's leading a transformation envied and awarded by industry, and he's doing it using his experience as a professional engineer and IET Fellow.

IET Fellow Walter Balmford MBE citation

Published on 9 February 2018

Citation by Past IET President Barry Brooks

Will.i.am and renowned futurist Brian David Johnson to reflect on their new book at Savoy Place

Published on 1 February 2018

The IET will be hosting an in conversation event and book signing with global superstar and IET Honorary Fellow will.i.am, and renowned futurist Brian David Johnson following the launch of their new book WaR: Wizards and Robots, which is aimed at teenagers.

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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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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

Professor Stuart Ross Wenham FTSE FIEEE FIEAust, 15 July 1957 - 23 December 2017

Published on 15 January 2018

Obituary written by Professor Martin Green, AM FRS FAA FTSE

Charles Cooksley CEng FIET MIMechE, April 1930 - November 2017

Published on 20 December 2017

Obituary provided by Cynthia Cooksley