Each issue of the IED journal includes some thoughts and observations from the Chair of Council. These are all listed below, in date order. They can be sorted via content subject by using the categories in the left hand list.
How will passenger car speed limits affect design, enquires Colin Ledsome CEng FIEDRead More
The definition of design must evolve with the times, argues Colin Ledsome CEng FIEDRead More
Like many areas of human endeavour, design requires prioritising competing demands. Colin Ledsome CEng FIED offers his wayRead More
Half a century ago, man ﬁrst walked on the Moon. Colin Ledsome CEng FIED looks back to a time of momentous achievementRead More
Pollution and its impact on the environment are altering the way we approach design, as Colin Ledsome CEng FIED points outRead More
Students seem to have lost much of the dexterity they used to have, affecting their ability to write, draw and perform for surgery. Colin Ledsome CEng FIED offers a way forwardRead More
Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome focuses on Continuing Professional Development and the learning experiences that it can bring to any careerRead More
Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome focuses on the IED’s main conference activity – Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE) – and the role it plays as a powerful information source for membersRead More
New Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome considers ways in which the membership can help take the Institution to the next all-important levelRead More
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