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Nominate exceptional engineers and technicians for the IET Achievement Awards

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has opened nominations for its prestigious Achievement Awards 2019. The IET Achievement Awards exist to recognise individuals from all over the world who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of engineering, technology and science in any sector. This can be through research …

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IET: London Savoy Place to exhibit at IMEX in Frankfurt 2019

IET London: Savoy Place will be exhibiting at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place between 21-23 May 2019, located at England Pavilion stand F340. As the UK flagship of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), IET London: Savoy Place is one of the UK’s leading venues for STEM events (Science, …

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Budding young engineers crowned FIRST LEGO League UK champions

A team of young engineers from Bath have been crowned champions of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) FIRST LEGO League UK and Ireland competition. The winning team – L2O – is made up of Alister Guenther (16), Joshua Guenther (16), Monty Burrows (15), Fraser Samuels (14), Luther Gaines-White …

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Apprenticeship Levy limitations and technical teacher shortages threaten economic growth

The UK education system cannot produce enough engineers to support the economy, especially with increasing reliance on home-grown talent post-Brexit, according to a new report. Led by the Royal Academy of Engineering and with significant input from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Engineering Skills for the Future – …

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The IET re-engineers its brand

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today unveiled its re-engineered brand.  The change reflects the exciting and inspirational world of engineering and technology and the impact the IET has on wider society, including the next generation of engineers. Central to the re-engineered brand is a new look and …

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Leading radar engineer receives OBE for services to engineering

Professor Hugh Griffiths, a world authority in the field of radar research and the leading UK radar engineer of his generation, has received an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for his services to the engineering profession. Prof. Griffiths is the Thales/Royal Academy of Engineering Chair of RF Sensors …

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LEGO Engineers of the Future celebrated at Parliament

Forty-four budding young engineers were the guests of honour at a special reception at the House of Commons on Wednesday 12 December, where they showcased their award-winning engineering projects – all inspired by LEGO play. The students are part of five winning teams in the Engineers of the Future competition, …

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Three outstanding women celebrated as Young Woman Engineers of the Year 2018

Three young female engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their work in engineering. IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year: Sophie Harker (27), is an Aerodynamics & Performance Engineer for BAE Systems. In her role, Sophie …

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New programme inspires next generation of engineers

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has partnered with ITN Productions to launch ‘Year of Engineering,’ a pioneering news and current affairs-style programme celebrating the UK’s outstanding engineering heritage and inspiring the next generation of engineers. 2018 is the Year of Engineering, an opportunity to champion engineering and to …

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Engineers in top five of most trusted professions

Engineering is the fourth most trusted profession in the UK, a new truth league table has revealed. The Institution of Engineering and Technology worked with the 2018 Ipsos MORI Veracity Index, which has been tracking the latest movements in Briton’s trust in the key professions since the 1980s, to have …

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