About the Network
The South Yorkshire Network provides a local face of the IET through a main committee of active volunteers with support from full time IET staff. We have an active YP committee who, together with the main committee, plan and deliver our events programme.
Also covering parts of North Nottinghamshire and North East Derbyshire, the Network serves the following major centres: Sheffield, Rotherham, Mexborough, Doncaster, Barnsley, Worksop, Retford, Chesterfield, The Hope Valley and Bakewell.
IET First Lego League - Volunteers Needed
The IET South Yorkshire Network are looking for volunteers to help inspire the next generation of engineers and technicians. See here for further details.
Comment from the SYN Community Administrator February 2017
All community members are welcome to use the facility for posting comments, ideas & suggestions, and may also join other IET Communities in which they may have an interest.
The Spring 2017 edition of the Yorkshire & Humber Newsletter is now being printed for delivery in March and contains events from March to September 2017.
A virtual version of this Newsletter is available now on this link http://online.fliphtml5.com/djlu/vxip/#p=1
The next South Yorkshire events, shown in the Newsletter, are currently being finalised and will be published on this website, together with registration instructions where necessary, as soon as the necessary details are confirmed.
As always - If you have any suggested topics you would like us to consider, or events you would like to see included in our programme, please contact Brian Heathcote at firstname.lastname@example.org - or any committee member
The Young Professionals Committee for the South Yorkshire Local Network continues to develop a comprehensive programme of events aime at YP members of the Network
|Inspiring the next generation of engineers|
|The IET South Yorkshire Local Network is looking for members to volunteer, as Schools Liaison Officers, to help introduce young people to the exciting world of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and raise awareness of engineering careers.
What does a Schools Liaison Officer do?
SLOs work with a variety of organisations, IET staff and IET members to support opportunities for young people to learn more about engineering on an ad hoc basis. As part of the role you could:
Support will be there for you from IET staff and the IET South Yorkshire Schools Liaison Officer, and training will be provided from the STEM Ambassador Programme, with which you would register.
No experience or special qualifications are required. Interested members should have good communication skills and an active interest in the development of young people of all ages and abilities.
Working with schools and introducing the world of engineering to the next generation is a rewarding experience, and can contribute valuable continuing professional development.
Find out more about the role or register your interest by contacting Evanna Gale: email@example.com. or Andrew Ellwood: firstname.lastname@example.org or Brian Heathcote: email@example.com
Routes to Registration
The slides from Richard Lee's presentation on Routes to Registration, on 29th October, are available for viewing at: http://mycommunity.theiet.org/communities/files/50/1251
Upcoming events in March and April
08 March 2017, Sheffield, UK
Speaker: Hugh Boyes is a cyber security consultant who focuses on the security of cyber-physical systems, particularly those relating to the built environment, transport and infrastructure sectors. In his presentation will examine what cyber security involves and the role that engineers can and should play in designing, operating and maintaining systems to reduce the threat of cyber security related incidents.
Visit to the Astoria Theatre Organ Heritage and Restoration Centre
12 April 2017, Barnsley, UK
Over the last 5 years, The Astoria Theatre Organ Heritage and Restoration Centre has completely restored a 1935 vintage Compton Organ originally installed in the Astoria Cinema, Purley, Surrey and, latterly in City School, Handsworth, Sheffield.
Date: 28/02/2017 08:30 Location: Sheffield, GBRSubmitted by: La Toya Walls
Date: 08/03/2017 18:30 Location: Hounsfield+Road, SHEFFIELD, GBRSubmitted by: IET Event
Date: 29/03/2017 13:00 Location: London, GBRSubmitted by: IET Event
Date: 12/04/2017 18:30 Location: Barnsley, South+Yorkshire, GBRSubmitted by: IET Event
Date: 26/04/2017 09:30 Location: Birmingham, GBRSubmitted by: IET Event
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