Information for journalists on our current campaigns and hot topics.

The IET is working to engineer a better world. On this page we'll share details of our current campaigns.

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Engineer a better world

Girl fixing rocket The IET's campaign to inspire more parents to encourage their children to become engineers. The campaign includes Engineering Open House Day, which took place for the third year running in July 2017.


Women in engineering

Victoria Martin

UK statistics show that only seven per cent of the engineering workforce is female, even though the industry is facing a skills shortage and many people are looking for work.

ITN Productions

Nigel Fine

The IET is heading up a new online programme on engineering from ITN Productions.



Tomorrow's Engineers

IET member Roma Agrawal  

The IET proudly supports Tomorrow's Engineers Week - an opportunity to find out more about the exciting careers you could have as an engineer

Year of Engineering 2018

year of engineering logo  

Throughout 2018 the IET is supporting government and industry to give thousands of young people inspiring experiences of engineering.