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Managed by groups of volunteers, the West Yorkshire Local Network strives to raise awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths through locally focused talks, events and visits.


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Alan Sayer
Many of you will remember Alan Sayer who has been involved in the IET in Yorkshire for many years. Sadly, Alan died on 21st December 2015 aged 84. Alan has been a stalwart of the Yorkshire region holding many roles from secretary to Regional Chairman. The funeral will take place on 12th. January at 14:00 at Oakworth Methodist Church, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD22 7HN. (Lyndon Leeson Funeral Director 01535 643233)

Jeffrey Utley awarded MBE in New Years Honours List

Jeff one of the West Yorkshire Network's longest serving volunteers has recently been awarded an MBE for services to Engineering in Yorkshire.
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Bradford College engineers’ top place in international competition

Three engineering students have been given prizes in recognition of their success in a world-wide competition.
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Leeds Professor elected Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow

Royal Academy of EngineeringProfessor Ian Hunter, from the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, has been elected as a new Fellow to the Royal Academy of Engineering, joining a list of some of the UK's most accomplished engineers from academia and business.
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Lawrence Tomlinson awarded honorary Doctorate of Engineering

Entrepreneur, engineer, racing driver and Government Business Advisor, Lawrence Tomlinson, has received an honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Jeffrey Utley MBE GCGI IEng FIET   Earlier this year, Jeff Utley one of the West Yorkshire Network volunteers was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to engineering in Yorkshire. Jeff has now been presented with his MBE by HRH the Prince of Wales at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The West Yorkshire Network would like to ... read more...
Posted by Mrs Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET West Yorkshire Network May 18, 2015 11:00 AM BST

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