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Who run the engineering world? Girls!

Who run the engineering world? Girls!
This year’s Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards recognised three young female engineers for their innovative work in engineering. All three winners will play an ambassadorial role for the engineering and technology professions in the forthcoming months, promoting engineering careers to girls and young people.
5th December 2016

I'm dreaming of a multicoloured Christmas

I'm dreaming of a multicoloured Christmas
  As it is the season to be jolly, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has devised a few tips and tricks to help avoid some of the hidden dangers that are involved in putting up your Christmas lights.
2nd December 2016

IET voice thoughts on Heathrow expansion

IET voice thoughts on Heathrow expansion
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has highlighted three important engineering and technology issues, in terms of technology innovation and wider transport infrastructure, that it hopes the Government is considering as part of a wider airport expansion strategy as the final decision about how to increase the airport capacity in the South East is expected.
24th October 2016


New online programme explores changing face of engineering

New online programme explores changing face of engineering
Partnering up, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) with ITN Productions, have produced a new online programme called ‘Engineering Around Us’, to explore the array of engineering skills across leading companies and examine how universities are adjusting their engineering programmes to adapt to industry needs.
19th October 2016

Urgency for new productivity shown through huge technology advancement

The first conclusions of a joint project looking at how to improve the measurement of the economic output of telecommunications and technology in national statistics have been published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
7th October 2016

Student’s guide to IET Wiring Regulations takes to the road

The Institution of Engineering and Technology has launched its Student’s Guide to the IET Wiring Regulations, aimed at students and electrical apprentices. 
4th May 2016

Tower block fire highlights fire risk of plastic consumer units

The safety risks associated with plastic consumer units have been highlighted by a fire in a ninth floor flat in Southampton. No one was injured but the flat was extensively damaged.
11th February 2016

Engineering at threat unless more students choose Maths & Physics

A significant knowledge gap on the vital significance of Maths and Physics skills risks damaging the UK’s future, according to a new report published by A. T. Kearney in partnership with the Your Life campaign. Alison Carr, Director of Policy, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), said: “We need to have more young people studying all of the engineering gateway subjects to ensure that they are not shutting the door on an exciting, creative career in engineering.
5th February 2016

Older & disabled people are missing out on smart phone technology

The benefits of taking action to encourage more older and disabled people to use apps to improve their public transport experience are highlighted in a recent report. Meeting the Needs of Older and Disabled Travellers, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and ITS UK, highlights that over 80% of the over 60s would not use journey planning websites, apps or text messages that can give them valuable travel information to significantly improve their journey. This is a missed opportunity and the report calls for a fresh approach to developing and marketing these technologies to this group according to the company.
14th September 2015

The dangers of fake wiring publications

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has urged all electrical professionals to ensure that they are using genuine copies of its current IET Wiring Regulations. The call comes as the IET has been made aware of a number of counterfeit copies of its publications for sale through various channels. It warns that following misinformation in these fake copies could be devastating for electrical professionals and the general public at large, with missing or corrupted information potentially leading to unsafe work being carried out which could result in fire, electric shock or even death in the most extreme cases.
19th August 2015

Champions head to World Lego final

Champions head to World Lego final
A team of students has won the UK final of the IET’s FIRST LEGO League (FLL), and will now compete in the World FLL Festival in the USA. 35 teams from across the UK showcased their skills on Sunday; they were judged on their ability to design, build and programme a LEGO MINDSTORMS robot; their presentation and research skills; and how well they cooperate with each other and their competitors.
3rd February 2015


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