Chris Richards, Transport Policy Advisor at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), comments on report made in response the to Department for Transport consultation
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has welcomed today’s announcement by David Willetts MP of a record £440 million budget for the Technology Strategy Board to support innovative businesses and drive growth across the UK.
A lack of commitment from the Government for the entire route of the HS2 line means that this vital infrastructure project risks being developed in isolation, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has warned.
A significant lack of skilled workers is hampering the UK's fight against cyber-crime, says the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
The group of Bath students who won the UK National First Lego League (FLL) final have gone on to win first place at the FLL World Festival in the USA.
Yewande Akinola, the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year 2012, will be teaching a Design and Technology class as part of TeachFirst’s Every Child Can campaign.
Proposed changes to the National Curriculum in England for Design & Technology lack the ambition needed to foster a future generation of engineers and technicians.
As we celebrate 40 years of mobile phones, the potential for the future still looks spectacular, says telecoms expert Dr Mike Short.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has welcomed the appointment of Michael Fallon MP as Energy Minister at DECC and looks forward to working with him.
Today’s announcement from the Government that 13 new University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are set to open will help to address a huge lack of technical education in schools says Europe’s leading engineers’ group.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced that it is working on a new Code of Practice for Electrical Safety Management.
Increased Government funding towards the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) must be supported by a consistent approach and further assistance, according to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
The first Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering was today awarded to five pioneers of the internet and worldwide web at a ceremony at the Royal Academy of Engineering.
To coincide with Apprenticeship Week 2013, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a high-profile Apprentice of the Year Award.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched the new IET Product Innovation Challenge in order to find the next Engineer of the Year.
The famous Ig Nobel Prizes, a celebration of bizarre and humorous scientific achievements, will be coming to central London on April 4 as part of the Ig Nobel European Tour.
Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s World at One, Vince Cable MP, Business Secretary, today said that under-confidence is often to blame for Britain's lack of female engineers.
Demand for electric vehicles (EV) is expected to increase rapidly following the announcement of a Government £37 million subsidy for charging points.
Europe’s largest engineering and technology organisation has welcomed today’s 4G announcement from Ofcom. The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is confident that investment in 4G will now begin.
Europe’s largest engineers’ body has responded to warnings from Ofgem that British energy supplies are on a “roller-coaster” heading “downhill fast”.
A significant lack of skilled workers is hampering the UK's fight against cyber-crime, says a leading engineering and technology organisation.
12 February 2013 – The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today revealed further details of its open access offering, announcing the recruitment of eight section editors to take editorial responsibility for The Journal of Engineering, its open access journal, which is set to start publishing in Q2 2013. The IET has also disclosed the Article Processing Charges (APCs) which will be paid by those publishing articles, along with its waiver policy.
The Global Grand Challenges Summit, featuring Bill Gates as speaker, will be reaching out of London this year, thanks to innovative virtual hubs run by the Institution of Engineering (IET).
Students from schools in the South West will become real-life engineers for a day when they research, design and build solutions to real engineering problems.
Students from King Edward’s School and Ralph Allen School in Bath have won a place at the World FIRST LEGO league (FLL) festival in St Louis, USA after being named champions at the national final on Saturday (January 27).