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You're an Engineer or Technician and proud of our profession, what we do and our part in engineering a better world - and boy do we need that right now?   How about putting something back and joining our local committee - as a regular member or just to arrange the odd event, produce videos or whatever floats your boat? We're looking for keen and active people who can help us create awareness of the IET, engineering and technology. We'd welcome all abilities and ages to augment our friendly team. If you would like to get in touch to discuss volunteering in any capacity, please get in touch. read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Aug 20, 2019 9:21 am BST
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The IET has an active Local Network (LN) representation all over the world and a number of LNs in the North England region are currently looking for new volunteers to join their committees.  read more...
Posted by Aaron Thiele on IET Manchester Network Sep 25, 2018 3:25 pm BST
According to a recent study, only 9% of the engineers in the UK are women. The UK has also the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals. It has also been found that the percentage of young women studying engineering and physics has remained almost the same since 2012. Based on the findings, the percentage is very low and taking into account ... read more...
Posted by Elena Mavromati Kakana on IET Manchester Network Apr 11, 2017 11:03 pm BST
EEA17
Engineering Excellence Award dinner 2017, our first joint annual dinner with IMechE and IChemE went smoothly and successfully last night. A number of awards were presented during the dinner from each institution. IET awards including the Present Around the World Manchester heat award presented by myself and our guest from the CCUK, Jon Stevens and ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Apr 1, 2017 1:11 pm BST
PATW Manchester Heat 2017
Present Around the World Manchester Heat 2017 took place in Manchester Metropolitan University on the 15th March. Six presenters presented a range of engineering disciplines, and all were of very high standard. All scores were very close and unfortunately we could only have one winner! Congratulations to our winner, Paul Gavin, who will represent ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Mar 17, 2017 11:30 am GMT
CHAIN17
Following on the successful CHAIN 2016, the IET Manchester along with eight other institutions and societies presented at CHAIN 2017 on the 18th February. We had presenters talking about interesting projects such as CityVerve by Nick Chrissos representing the IET, to the challenges the next generation of engineers will face, and discussion panel ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Feb 19, 2017 9:30 pm GMT
The Young Professionals Network is one of the active communities, which provides opportunities for like-minded people to network, share ideas and expertise, collaborate, learn and keep abreast of news and views. YP committee members are a group of young engineers and scientists from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines living and working in ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Oct 15, 2016 7:34 pm BST
SpiNNaker and the Human Brain Project - IET Manchester June 2017 Professor Steve Furber CBE FRS FREng FBCS FIET CITP CEng ICL Professor of Computer Engineering University of Manchester Professor Steve Furber gave a talk in June 2016 about SpiNNaker and the Human Brain Project, this lecture was recorded and now available to catch up on our YouTube ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Jul 1, 2016 11:17 am BST
BT trip
Today, The Manchester Young Professionals Network were hosting the event "Broadband – How do BT deliver the Network infrastructure for the UK, now and in the future". The event was very successful, thanks to those who attended, and also special thanks to BT who organised and ran the event! We were given the chance to visit the BT exchange centre in ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Jun 14, 2016 10:46 pm BST
The Young Professionals Netwo rk are organising many exciting events for the Summer 2016 season, and are proud to announce theses events are part of the European City of Science events ! We look forward to see you at our next events. Graphene - Unexpected Science in a Pencil Line In this lecture, Dr. Aravind Vijayaraghavan will introduce Graphene, the ... read more...
Posted by Leona So on IET Manchester Network Jun 1, 2016 11:36 am BST

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