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If you have completed a degree in engineering, product design or an affiliated subject, graduate membership of the IED is the first step towards professional status. It's free for the first year and includes the ability to post your CV on our job board, membership of the Graduate and Young Members group and guidance on professional development.

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View From The Chair

New Membership Grades

IED Chair Tania Humphries-Smith looks at the changes that are now essential in order to keep the IED moving in the right direction, to the overall benefit of its membership.

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The Latest Engineering News

Women in innovation: apply for infocus funding award

Women with potential to be successful entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation can apply for support and funding to help them to succeed.

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Design Engineer Career Guide

The IED have worked with AQA on their latest guide for design engineering, click the link below to see the document in full, please do feel free to share it!

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Nominate NOW for the 50 Women in Engineering List

The 50 Women in Engineering campaign launches for the first time in 2016 and we are excited to recognise the achievements of influential women in engineering. The daily Telegraph, in collaboration with the Women's Engineering Society (WES), the ...

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Upcoming Events
10 Feb

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius

To be featured in the next issue of the IED journal, the Da Vinci exhibition at the Science Museum is a must-see

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28 Jun

Altair NVH Seminar

The Altair NVH Seminar, being held on the 28th June, at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) will be bringing together a spectrum of engineering specialists within the Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) community.

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Student Prize 2016

We are pleased to confirm that the nomination forms are now available for the 2016 IED Student Prize.

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