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We're updating our systems at the IET!  read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on Online Community News Jul 10, 2019 4:39 pm BST
Dr. Ravi N. Margasahayam, M.S., M.B.A, Co-Chair for Ground Safety Review Panel (GSRP) - NASA, gave an inspirational talk on the value of innovation and how thinking different is the best way to fix problems. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens Jul 3, 2019 1:04 am BST
To mark this year’s International Women in Engineering Day, and to highlight diversity across engineering and technology – not just gender – we have today launched a new social media campaign #IAmAnEngineer, which features a variety of real-life engineers. read more...
Posted by IET Editorial on IET Insights Jun 21, 2019 5:22 pm BST
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