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A monthly chance to catch up with what your President for 14/15 has been doing and the key issues that have arisen during the month.

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Who would be an engineer? 2003
I was back at the Science Museum again this month for yet another new exhibition opening – this time of “Engineer your Future” – an exhibition designed to encourage young people into engineering. The event included remarks from Price Charles, who rightly pointed out that he had been talking about the problems with the perception of ...
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Getting to know the IET 1903
I’ve been an IET Member for nearly 30 years and this is my eighth year as a trustee. You might think that by now I know the IET pretty well. One of the joys of the Presidency is to attend, and often preside, at a wide range of functions. This month, amongst other things, I’ve been to the Arkwright Scholarship Awards, the IET’s Achievements ...
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One month in the President's chair 1736
My first month in the role got off to a hectic start, with a Board of Trustees (BoT) meeting to chair on the 1 st October, then my Presidential Address on the 2 nd . In between was a webcast, meetings of major boards and various material to produce or approve. It was a very encouraging start. I’m very fortunate to have a truly exceptional BoT this year, ...
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Limbering up for the Presidency 1604

Limbering up for Presidency

Just a day to go now at the time I write this before I take over from Barry Brooks as President of the IET. My appointment formally starts on 1 October with my first Trustee meeting and then Presidential Address and runs for a year. In some respects, the process of preparation for Presidency is a long one, for most involving ...
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