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1) Expand your network The importance of networking and its influence on your career can often get overlooked, but it has a huge role to play when it comes to professional development and access to the hidden job market. Getting involved in an LN gives you the chance to meet local engineers from all walks of life and stages in their career, and is a great way ... read more...
Posted by Eoin McGread on IET Northern Ireland Network Aug 18, 2019 4:38 pm BST
The Royal Academy of Engineering is encouraging applications to the coveted MacRobert Award from Northern Irish business, as it looks to find example of great innovation throughout the UK for the award's 50th anniversary year. read more...
Posted by Eoin McGread on IET Northern Ireland Network Jan 18, 2019 4:09 pm GMT
NIR Adelaide Tour
What does it take to keep Translink’s fleet of over 40 modern diesel trains on the tracks? read more...
Posted by Eoin McGread on IET Northern Ireland Network Nov 19, 2018 11:56 am GMT
Engineering the Magic of Christmas (sponsored by Catalyst Inc) Monday 18th December 2017, Ulster Museum, Stranmillis Road, Belfast Meet a real life elf, none other than local inventor Ciaran Larkin, who designs, manufactures and engineers toys for the global toy giant Hasbro.   For 2 years Ciaran has been designing and building in his Belfast ... read more...
Posted by Eoin McGread on IET Northern Ireland Network Nov 13, 2017 8:46 pm GMT
CPD explained event
Hi Folks, As we kick off our calendar of events for the next year we have two very useful events to kick off with- CPD explained  will be held on the  Thurs 21 Sept 2017  in the  Titanic Pumphouse . We will have some CPD experts on hand to explain all things CPD and also demonstrate how to use Career Manager to record your CPD. Please bring along your laptops in ... read more...
Posted by Brian Moorhead on IET Northern Ireland Network Sep 9, 2017 4:00 pm BST
Over the coming months, we hope to help promote events from other organisations that IET members may find of interest.   What is the 4th Industrial Revolution Challenge? The 4th Industrial Revolution Challenge is an annual series of ten headline debates on how the following sectors: health, finance, energy, transport, government and society and ... read more...
Posted by Eoin McGread on IET Northern Ireland Network May 19, 2017 3:25 pm BST
In February 2017, Primary 7 classes from six primary schools in Belfast and Bangor participated in events hosted by St Mary’s and Stranmillis university colleges which included “Strictly Come Dancing with Robots”and “Game of Drones”. In the second of the two-day events, held as part of the STEM in Primary Schools research project, over one hundred ... read more...
Posted by Eoin McGread on IET Northern Ireland Network May 19, 2017 2:54 pm BST
                                                            If you have a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths and would like to help inspire the next generation of engineers; then the STEM Ambassador Programme is for you.   STEM Ambassadors Programme - HUB NI The STEM Ambassador Programme is a UK-wide initiative which aims to encourage young people to have an ... read more...
Posted by Eoin McGread on IET Northern Ireland Network May 19, 2017 2:36 pm BST
Do you know an outstanding volunteer? The IET Volunteer Medal was awarded for the first time in  2015  and recognises the importance of volunteers to the IET in its mission to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community. The award is open to all individuals who have been engaged in an IET volunteering role for  at least one year  and ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Northern Ireland Network Mar 16, 2017 12:33 pm GMT
SONI/Eirgrid Event:  Scenario Planning for the Power System on the island of Ireland Another extremely interesting event has been added to our calendar. Scheduled for Thursday 6th April . Event is free with refreshments provided from 6pm , this will take place at both the SONI offices Belfast and Eirgrid Offices Dublin linked via video link. The event ... read more...
Posted by Brian Moorhead on IET Northern Ireland Network Mar 14, 2017 10:07 pm GMT

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