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Fusion - Nope, we're not talking blackcurrants infused into water. Dr Joe Milnes JET Operating Contract Senior Manager - Culham Science Centre, UK Atomic Energy Authority gave a very insightful account of how the Joint European Torus (JET) has been progressing the journey of fusion energy at the IET Central London Network evening lecture held at the IET Savoy Place. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens Jun 13, 2019 7:36 pm BST
To help inspire the next generation of astronauts and engineers, we have today launched a new competition with iconic comic Beano inviting six to 13-year olds to design a product which they could not live without on Mars. read more...
Posted by IET Editorial on IET Insights Jun 13, 2019 9:59 am BST
Last year's IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year (YWE) winner, Sophie Harker, features in the latest Engineering Matters podcast . read more...
Posted by IET Editorial on IET Insights Jun 7, 2019 9:48 am BST
In an historic moment on 16th November 2018; the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) Agreed proposals to redefine the SI System of units including redefinition of four of the base units. These redefinitions come into force today. Here we look at what this might mean for users of measurement beyond the Laboratories of the National Standards Laboratories.  read more...
Posted by Peter Loftus on Measurement Engineering May 20, 2019 1:00 am BST
"Don't wait for people to ask you about Cyber Security" discussed Raj Samani, chief scientist at McAfee, at the IET Eng Talk lecture held at IET Savoy Place in London. The NSCS are a good example of how the message of Cyber Security should be spread into all places of education, their Cyber First strategy allows school children to increase their knowledge on cyber security and also look to it as a professional career path. Raj discussed that the yesteryear of career development has completely different connotations to what is actually required today and as our sprawling metropolis moves to a digital society it is up to every one of us to do more to encourage career development. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens May 14, 2019 11:20 am BST
Sticking to the theme of Transformation, I attended the IET Central London Network lecture on Railway Electrification which demonstrated that the lack of future proofing the use of any technology means not only will innovation be slowed down, but also, it increases the chances of missed opportunity for economic development. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens May 10, 2019 12:53 pm BST
We're now launching the IET's annual photography competition for 2019 in a bid to challenge the stereotypical image of hard hats and dirty overalls often associated with engineering and instead showcase modern engineering. read more...
Posted by IET Editorial on IET Insights Apr 9, 2019 3:48 pm BST
How Cyber Security has changed overtime and the challenges that new threat actors are bringing – how do we keep on top of these threats to our businesses, homes and personal data Cyber security is a core function of Capita’s delivery capability. During this event the speakers Professional Services team will provide their insights on how they have been ... read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens Apr 3, 2019 8:49 pm BST
For the first time, teams of young students from Hertfordshire, London and Kent took part in our FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Expo at the IET's offices at Michael Faraday House on Wednesday 13 March 2019. read more...
Posted by IET Editorial on IET Insights Mar 29, 2019 4:10 pm GMT
How important is the 7 layers of OSI (the internet) in today’s tech economy? Are the 7 layers of OSI the new global business standard? What does that mean for the FTSE 250 and its ability to loop into foreign direct investments? What is the impact for Cyber Innovations? Will the FTSE 250 position itself to be a leader in transaction based innovations and consumer based technology? How will the FTSE 250 effect SSE 180, NYSE Composites or even Nikkei 225 tech innovators? …Will it? read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens Mar 23, 2019 4:08 pm GMT