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The IET Kent Network organises a programme of activities in and around Kent for all engineers and members of the public. All of these activities are made possible by the efforts of a dedicated group of volunteers. If you would like to know more about our committee, or would like to volunteer to help us, please get in touch with any of the volunteers ... read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Sep 13, 2019 12:07 pm BST
EDA Prize Giving July 2019
Chris Read BSc CEng MIET, from IET Kent, presented Camilla Felici with the IET Prize at the Univerity of Kent School of Engineering and Digital Arts Graduate Reception and Prize Giving, held on 18th July 2019.  This is a National Prize awarded for Distinction by a Final Year Student on an IET Accredited Course.  The prize is two years free IET ... read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Jul 29, 2019 11:52 am BST
The Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME) Chatham has the responsibility of providing training for the Army’s future engineers.  Through a partnership with Greenwich University, Holdfast and Mid Kent College, the Professional Engineering Wing (PEW) of the RSME provides the training and exposure to students of the Clerk of Works Electrical courses.  The course offers a Foundation Degree in Electrical Engineering Management with modules aimed at Electrical Installation design, Facilities Management, Contract Management and Project Management.     read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Jul 1, 2018 8:57 am BST
  27 IET members were welcomed to Dungeness B for an Exploring Electricity tour followed by a lecture on Small Modular Reactors organised by Jins Arambankudy for the IET Kent Local Network on Wednesday the 21st of February.  The site tour was fully booked, and the talk was attended by an additional 20 personnel.  Alison Prentice, Visitor Centre ... read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Mar 23, 2018 3:34 pm GMT
EDA Celebrating degree and prize giving day - November 2017
IET Kent  congratulates all University of Kent School of Engineering & Digital Art MSc and PhD students who graduated in Canterbury Cathedral on Friday 24th November.  The ceremony was followed by a Reception and Prize Giving in the School where families, friends and staff celebrated their success.  IET Kent is proud of its association with the ... read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Dec 5, 2017 11:26 am GMT
We're currently looking for a couple of volunteers to help us out. Hosting daytime lectures in Bromley Are you available one morning a month to host the retired members lectures at Bromley library? This will involve welcoming the speaker and guests, chairing the event (introducing the speaker, housekeeping, regulating the Q&A) and liaising ... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Kent Network Nov 2, 2017 2:10 pm GMT
Nuffield Research Placements provide over 1,000 students each year with the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians from a variety of universities, commercial companies, voluntary organisations and research institutions.  Year 12 students (studying in their first year of their ... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Kent Network May 10, 2017 11:03 am BST
Could you design and build a throwing chair for a disabled athlete?  Or adapt a wheelchair to carry a fishing rod?  Could you make a machine to turn the pages of a newspaper for someone with no arms?  The ingenious inventors and engineers at the charity Remap do all this and more.  Interested in joining in?  We are looking for ... read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Nov 24, 2014 11:41 am GMT
Two evening events were held by IET Kent in October 2014 On the 22nd October, IET Kent held the inaugural Jennison Lecture at the University of Kent, to an audience in excess of 100.  This event also opened the University’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations.  The Lecture is named after Roger Jennison, the first Professor of Physical ... read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Nov 7, 2014 11:38 am GMT
The IET Kent Committee has planned an exciting Programme for 2014/15.  Our Programme Booklet will be delivered to all Kent Members very soon.  Details of our Programme also appear on this web page and include our regular Retired Members morning meetings at Bromley, plus a series of evening events.  We are pleased to be supporting the ... read more...
Posted by Brian Dury on IET Kent Network Sep 15, 2014 10:36 am BST