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It’s an exciting time for electric motorsport. It may still be in its early days, but it provides an opportunity for engineers to get stuck into new challenges, particularly around energy management and efficiency.   read more...
Posted by Kim Letchford on Engenuity May 27, 2018 7:00 am BST
Tell us how we can make Member News magazine more relevant to your professional needs and interests, by completing our online survey. read more...
Posted by Rebecca Gillick on The IET Blog May 21, 2018 2:34 pm BST
A more diverse workforce can make companies more profitable. But there’s still a lot to do to make it happen.   read more...
Posted by Kim Letchford on Engenuity May 17, 2018 7:25 pm BST
MiFID II (Finally a product that has a genuine feature for MiFID II) Rhys Lewis the Director of the NPL Quantum Metrology Institute leads the Time, Quantum & Electromagnetics (TQEM) Division gave a insightful discussion on how quantum technology is currently being used and its expected use in the near future. The talk was called Quantum Technology - Reality or Science Fiction.   read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens May 11, 2018 9:46 pm BST
In Out In Out ...Opt it all about!. Attending the Predictably Irrational, The Impact Of Relativity event organised by Harrow IET, David Chong from GSMA discussed the different ways of 'opting in and opting out' in numerous consent based scenarios. An interesting stat presented showed that more countries within the EU had a larger number of health donors than for example in the UK - the main difference? Persons are under the Opt Out framework. read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens Apr 29, 2018 11:55 am BST
Are you keen to get involved in a project that gives young people ‘hands-on experience’ of engineering?  The Cyprus Local Network did just this when they recently supported the F1 in Schools Cyprus National Final.   read more...
Posted by Kim Letchford on Engenuity Apr 25, 2018 11:44 am BST
Admins…. In the realms of an online community, they’re the people whose role it is to make sure everything is ‘ticking along nicely’. The role of an admin isn’t an easy one, most of the work admins do is in the background where community members never see it or are even aware of it!   As the title of this blog post says, no doubt you’ve already seen us around the community but we haven’t been properly introduced…   So just who are the Admins…?   read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on Online Community News Apr 24, 2018 9:30 am BST
With piracy a major and growing problem for the media industry, how can we go about combatting it?   read more...
Posted by Kim Letchford on Engenuity Apr 6, 2018 2:10 pm BST
In the UK, Snickers bars used to be called Marathons and this is what the March Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting turned out to be for some of us.  March is one of the three days when the main boards and Council meet before the BOT so for yours truly and a lot of others the day starts at 1000 and finishes at about 1930 for a much-needed dinner.   read more...
Posted by Virginia Hodge on IET - a VP's Blog Mar 29, 2018 10:35 pm BST
During his own personal CEng registration journey, Feng Deng-Chao was invited to train as an IET Professional Registration Interviewer (PRI), so that he could go on to support other professional engineers in his region.  read more...
Posted by Kim Letchford on Meet our Members Mar 27, 2018 1:52 pm BST