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The Scotland North Committee organises events in Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, Perth, Thurso, Orkney, Shetland, Stornoway.  These events cover a range of engineering, management and general interest.

Welcome to IET Scotland North

Welcome to the IET Scotland North section. You'll find it's an active section with many great events scheduled across the Scotland North region. The event programme will look to engage a wide target audience and cover a broad range of topics to inspire, to inform and to influence. I would encourage you to come along to our events where you’ll be able to learn, meet people, share your ideas and experiences and get involved.  I hope you enjoy the programme and feel free to engage with the committee members if you have ideas and requests for events. It is a privilege to be your Scotland North chair and I look forward to meeting many of you.

Barry Mitchell
IET Scotland North Chair

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The IET Scotland North Local Network Committee for 2016/17 is:

To find out about each committee member, please click on their name.
Office bearers

Kenneth Laing Aberdeen Treasurer
Andrew Mackenzie Western Isles Hon Secretary and VC
Yetunde Adediran Caithness Junior VC
Iain King Inverness Past Chairman
Dr Peter Bainbridge Dundee  
Bill Ellis Perth  
Dr Margaret Fraser Aberdeen  
John Blacklock Caithness and Orkney New member from 17 Oct 2016
Ross Gazey Shetland  


Univeristy of Highlands and Island Student has been awarded an Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) student prize. 
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 Salvage what you can


View footage from the Western Isle joint event that took place on 31st Augst 2016.  Sylvia Trevoort of SMIT Salvage presented a talk at Lews Castle College UHI sharing her experience of working in the field of marine salvage.


Tim Cornelius, CEO of MeyGen will be giving a presentation on MeyGen's 398MW Offshore Tidal Power Project

23 November 2016, Aberdeen, UK

Join the IET for an evening with Tim Cornelius, CEO of MeyGen Ltd who will be presenting on MeyGen's 398MW offshore tidal stream turbine project

Upcoming events


The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition  aims to recognise and reward young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and provide them with the opportunity to build their skills and confidence in project-based work. The Big Bang Competition is the UK’s premier science, technology, ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Oct 9, 2017 11:09 am BST



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