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Science Fair - Kenilworth Community Centre - Wednesday 14th. March Would Members please consider helping at the fair on Wednesday next, 5:00pm until 8:00pm. We are happy to reimburse travel expenses. Please contact Derrick Willer   dwiller@theiet.org read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Mar 7, 2018 12:14 am GMT
David Lakin is seeking to recruit maternity cover for the role of IET Faraday Project Manager within my IET Education 5-19 team. For further details please see https://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/job/414761/project-manager-stem/ read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Jan 19, 2018 6:07 pm GMT
Fastest Car Winners
The fastest car at the F1 In Schools International Finals in Kuala Lumpur were Academy Racing from WMG Academy, Coventry Just one of the entries from the UK and beating 53 teams from across the world. Congratulations from IET Coventry and Warwickshire.   read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Sep 29, 2017 3:18 am BST
Over 4000 young people with many teachers and parents attended the West Midlands Big Bang at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. The local network organised a stand to which most of the attendees came. Many hundreds of LED torches were made and most created miniature lightning with out Van Der Graaf Generator. Many learned about PAT testing and examined our ... read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Jul 2, 2017 10:55 pm BST
Over 80 girls from local secondary schools enjoyed a full day of STEM activities organised by the new iSTEM Banbury Hub at the Space Studio, a remarkable section of the Academy devoted to STEM and the planets, stars and galaxies of outer space.   Introduced by the Mayor of Banbury, the keynote speaker, Orla Murphy, IET Young Woman Engineer 2016, talked of ... read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Jul 2, 2017 6:13 pm BST
Our grateful thanks for e2e-assure for an excellent but worrying lecture where they demonstrated hacking including "ransomware" and "man-in-the-middle". Please see the attached PDF. Their message - don't download any files from an email, etc. from an unkown source as it can include ransomware and malware. It was most worrying when the ... read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Feb 21, 2017 11:09 am GMT
This Women in Education seminar is on   Sat 11 March 2017  10:00 – 16:00 GMT at Bablake School. Please click here for information and registration.     read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Feb 11, 2017 6:42 pm GMT
HS2
Whilst this is a Retired member section meeting the event is open to all.  This is essentially an engineering presentation by  Nick Hilton BEng CEng FIMechE MAPM RPP – Senior Project Manager HS2 and David Hobson MSc CEng CWEM FICE FCIWEM - Area North Head of Engineering for HS2 It is at Dunchurch Village Hall, Rugby Road, Dunchurch , Rugby. ... read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Feb 5, 2017 10:15 am GMT
The Coventry and Warwickshire Network Committee wish you all a very happy Christmas and all the very best for the New Year. Please also download the programme for 2017 where we have a number of very interesting lectures and events. https://communities.theiet.org/communities/files/156/12836 Andrew Tickle, Graham Prebble, John Coates, Simon ... read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Dec 17, 2016 10:27 am GMT
ECCE Team from Cáslav, Czech Republic
Derrick Willer presented the IET Innovation Prize to ECCE Team from C áslav, Czech Republic at the International Final of the Land Rover 4X4 In Schools Competition in Coventry.   Overall World Champions were team Wombat Warriors from Pine Rivers State School, Australia with runners up also from Australia and from Portugal.   Derrick is our volunteer ... read more...
Posted by Derrick Willer on IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network Jul 6, 2016 8:04 pm BST

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