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Welcome to a collection of news stories from around the world on the themes of engineering and design.Click on the link beside each feature to read more.You can sort through the news items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.


Nominations are now open for the 2019 Royal Academy of Engineering Colin Campbell Mitchell Award

The Colin Campbell Mitchell Award commemorates the life and work of one of Scotland's most accomplished marine engineers. Edinburgh-born Colin Campbell Mitchell OBE FRSE (1904-69) had a long and distinguished career with Brown Brothers Engineering, where he pioneered the development of the steam ...

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year

A £3,000 prize for early career UK engineers, supported by the Worshipful Company of Engineers

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 Sir Frank Whittle Medal

For outstanding and sustained achievement in any engineering discipline

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Your Institution needs you!

The IED is run by a small permanent staff, but the majority of our activities are carried out by volunteers. Active Members give their time to help with a range of activities, including: assessment of applications, accreditation of courses, compiling the content of the journal and guiding the ...

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10 Years of TeenTech - 2019 will be a busy year!

There are so many ways that you can get involved and help us inspire and support young people across the UK.

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 MacRobert Award

The MacRobert Award, now celebrating its 50th year, is the UK's longest-running and most prestigious national prize for engineering innovation

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Video 'Tinkering' children make robots, planes and catapults

Primary pupils in Manchester have been building robots, planes, vehicles and catapults, using their creativity and problem solving skills under a teaching approach dubbed "tinkering".

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IED President elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Congratulations to IED President Pete Lomas on being elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. This is a well-earned recognition of the work that Pete has done and continues to do in promoting engineering to young people.

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GDPR – A NOTICE FOR MEMBERS

As you cannot fail to be aware, the new data protection legislation, GDPR, comes into effect on 25 May. As a data controller, the IED are responsible for data relating to existing and potential members, staff and those who make enquiries to the Institution.

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Meet our next President

Pete Lomas HonFIED, co-creator of hugely successful Raspberry Pi computers, is soon to take on a vital role within the IED

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