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Welcome to the IED, the home for designers working in engineering and product design

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Membership of the IED is open to all who work in, study, manage, research, teach or practice design. Membership is welcomed at all grades of academic study and levels of expertise. The purpose of the IED is to support our members to achieve their career goals by mentoring and guiding designers to the appropriate grade of professional registration.

The first step to achieving this professional registration is to complete our simple application form.

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View From The Chair

3D printing - the good, the bad and the ugly

IED Chair Tania Humphries-Smith takes a look into another dimension of engineering design

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The Design News

New Years Honour for IED President

Huge congratulations to IED President Maggie Philbin on being awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours list for services to engineering education.

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Nominations are invited for the IOMMM’s Awards for 2017 - deadline 13 January.

The awards cover personal achievement and published work in a range of materials sectors and applications. Some awards are designed to recognise the achievement of younger people at the start of their career.

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The professional and CPD....

CPD is understood across most professions as the systematic acquisition of knowledge and skills, and the development of personal qualities to maintain and enhance professional competencies.

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31 Jan

British Engineering Excellence Awards 2017 now Open for Entries

The British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) for 2017 are now open for entries

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7 Sep
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