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Women in Tech
1st March 2024
IET and WISE join forces to move the dial on gender diversity in STEM

Engineering and science organisations, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Women into Science and Engineering (WISE) Campaign have joined forces to accelerate the pursuit of gender equality in the UK STEM sector, with the goal of 35% of roles to be filled by women by 2030.

VR/AR
4th January 2024
A need to urgently review how VR spaces are governed

Since releasing its ‘Safeguarding the Metaverse’ report in 2022, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has acknowledged the significant potential of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies, especially in fields like engineering, education, health, and social services.

Awards
30th December 2023
IET’s Professor Danielle George receives CBE for services to engineering

Professor Danielle George, a Fellow and Past President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), was honoured with a CBE in the King’s New Year Honours list for her outstanding public engagement in engineering.

Awards
8th December 2023
Outstanding women celebrated nationally at Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards

Three young women engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their work in engineering.

Eco Innovation
8th December 2023
UK not ready or resilient against impact of climate change

A new international survey conducted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has revealed a concerning skills gap in the UK's engineering sector regarding climate change resilience.

STEM News
14th November 2023
One small step for two girls, one giant kick for mankind

England Lioness and Women's Euros 2022 champion Beth England joined two inspiring schoolgirls for a unique football kit unveiling, setting the stage for the inaugural football match on the Moon.

Artificial Intelligence
26th October 2023
AI behind three times more daily tasks than we think

The surge in AI has left a third of us fearing the unknown, yet we have three times as many daily interactions with AI than most people realise, new research from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) reveals.

Awards
23rd October 2023
World leading engineers win at IET Achievement Awards

Renowned engineers and technologists from across the world have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) 2023 Achievement Awards.

Women in Tech
10th October 2023
IET young women engineers set to inspire more girls to join the industry

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, six young women engineers have been announced as finalists for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2023.

Appointments
2nd October 2023
Institution of Engineering and Technology announces new President

Artificial Intelligence expert Dr. Gopichand Katragadda has been appointed as the 142nd President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

News & Analysis
27th July 2023
IET Archives awarded national accreditation

The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Archives have been awarded Accredited Status by the National Archives.

News & Analysis
18th July 2023
Engineers predict a football match on the Moon by 2035

The age-old football cliché to be ‘Over the Moon’ may become a reality in time for Jude Bellingham and Bukayo Saka to swap their studded boots for Moon boots at the twilight of their careers.

STEM News
30th June 2023
Young engineers from Cheshire triumph in national engineering challenge final

Students from Fallibroome Academy in Cheshire have won the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) national IET Faraday engineering challenge, securing £1,000 for their school.

VR/AR
15th June 2023
Pixels overtake playgrounds for kids’ social lives

Generation Alpha is spending more time socialising and playing online than in the real world, according to new research from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)1.

STEM News
28th April 2023
IET partners with Bristol Braille Technology to provide FIRST LEGO League programming for partially sighted and blind children

With the support of FIRST, a robotics community preparing young people for the future, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has partnered with Bristol Braille Technology (BBT) to test programming accessibility for partially sighted and blind students participating in FIRST LEGO League programmess.

Awards
17th April 2023
Engineering teams responding to societal challenges are celebrated

Three global teams delivering telemedicine, clean energy for a community, and a world-renowned robotics control system, have been recognised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) for their teamwork in providing solutions to societal challenges through science, technology, engineering, and maths.

Awards
14th April 2023
Engineering teams responding to societal challenges celebrated

Three global teams delivering telemedicine, clean energy for a community and a world-renowned robotics control system, have been recognised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) for their teamwork.

Women in Tech
8th March 2023
Call to celebrate inspirational women engineers on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched the call for entries for its 2023 Young Woman Engineer (YWE) of the Year Awards.

News & Analysis
22nd February 2023
Nine in 10 Omani engineering firms struggling to recruit

The engineering sector must work closer with academia if the Sultanate of Oman is to inspire and enable the next generation to become world-class innovators, a fundamental component of Oman Vision 2040, a new report reveals.

Women in Tech
3rd February 2023
IET joins forces with Stemettes to march across London’s Waterloo Bridge

Stemettes and its supporters will gather and walk across London’s iconic Waterloo Bridge – the ‘Ladies Bridge’ – on Monday 13 February 2023 to raise awareness about women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

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