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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 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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Announcement - New President for IED from July 2018

Institution of Engineering Designers are very excited to announce that Pete Lomas, Founder of Raspberry Pi, is to be the organisation’s next President.

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Could your innovation be worth a share of £19m?

Innovate UK is to invest up to £19 million to support innovation that offers significant changes in productivity and cutting-edge innovation. The competition has 2 strands, strand 1 is for health and life sciences projects and strand 2 is for emerging and enabling technologies projects. A further ...

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Device could make washing machines lighter and greener

A simple device to cut the weight of washing machines could save fuel, cut carbon emissions, and reduce back injuries, according to researchers.

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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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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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