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The South Yorkshire Network organises a programme of technical meetings, visits, colloquia, learned society and social events to meet the needs of the Institution members residing within, or close to, its boundary. These activities are normally open to members of other professional bodies and the general public.

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.
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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 April 2016

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 & Summer 2016 edition of the Yorkshire & Humber Newsletter has now been delivered and contains events from February to October.
A virtual version of the this Newsletter is now available on this link

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 - or any committee member

A Young Professionals Committee for the South Yorkshire Local Network has now been formed from a nucleus of enthusiastic IET student members and YP members from industry, under the charmanship of Darren Williams. The YP Committee are now preparing a number of events for our young members within the network.
They have also organised the South Yorkshire heat of the IET's international Present Around the World competition (PATW). This will be held on Tuesday 26th April, commencing at 18:00 in Mappin Hall, Mappin Building, University of Sheffield. There will be 10 presentations on a variety of subjects and the winner will be awarded a prize and compete in the regional heat at a later date. Please feel free to attend and support this important Local Network initiative and our future engineers.

The Nuclear Power Debate on 13th April (Joint event with IMechE & ICE) which has been published on this site for several weeks has had to be CANCELLED due to circumstances beyon our control. Appologies for any inconvenience casused, anyone who has registered to attend will be notified directly.
The Challenge for Change (Joint event with Chartered Management Institution) scheduled for 21st March has been POSTPONED until 20th June




Routes to Registration
The slides from Richard Lee's presentation on Routes to Registration, on 29th October, are available for viewing at:


Upcoming events


On the 26th April 2016 the IET SYLN YP committee organised their local network PATW event. This was held in the University of Sheffield's Mappin Hall and hosted presentations from students based at both the UoS and Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). Nine presentations were delivered all of which were very interesting and professionally ... read more...
Posted by Alan Chater on IET South Yorkshire Network Apr 27, 2016 3:04 PM BST

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