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Step up – your local engineering community needs you!

Hopefully over the years you will have been to some IET events in your local area. These events are only possible due to the hard work of dedicated volunteers – but now they need your help. Will you step up?


Next event: Functional Safety Made Simple

7 Apr 2014, Room 1.15, Queen's Building, University of Bristol

We are very pleased to host an evening lecture by Ron Pierce in conjunction with the IET Safety Community, giving an overview of functional safety and the IEC 61508 approach to critical systems. Ron is a lecturer on the IET Professional Development Course on Safety-Critical System and Chairman of the Safety Community.

Coming up:

1 May 14 - Autonomous & Complex Systems (rescheduled from 3 Feb 14)
7 May 14 - GKN site visit
Jun 14 - Future of Aviation + AGM & BBQ (details TBA)

Why not follow what we're up to on Twitter? You might also be interested in some of the engineering-related events being organised by other institutions in our area - see the Events section for details.

View the presentation from the Christmas Lecture: The Science and History of Chocolate!

The Science and History of Chocolate - Christmas Family Lecture

Professor Peter Barham
From: The Science and History of Chocolate - Christmas Family Lecture, 27th November 2013, Bristol

2013-11-27 00:00:00.0 News Channel

>> go to webcast>> recommend to friend

More from past events:
Slides from some of our past lectures are available in the Reviews section of our community, including the networking event on Exploiting Social Media and the CIBSE joint event on Biomass Power Generation.  The Reviews area also lets you leave feedback and tell us what you thought of the events.

For other interesting local events organised by other local organisations and IET communities, go to our full events list using the link below.

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IET release free knowledge pack for all members

The IET are offering all their members a free knowledge pack every year which will enable you to download journals, conference articles and eBook chapters at no cost.
The pack will incorporate a collection of five credits which will allow five free downloads from over 400 eBooks, over 1,300 conference publications and over 70,000 journal articles. Don’t just limit yourself to the five downloads however, by purchasing an extra pack for only £30 you will be entitled to another 25 downloads working out at just over £1 per transaction! For non-members we have a set price at £75 which will grant access to 10 downloads.

To download an article simply logon to the IET’s digital library using your login details
Digital Library

Browse the vast collection of electronic literature readily available at your fingertips and click on ‘Use Knowledge Pack’ to confirm the use of the credit. Do remember though, our credits only last 12 months so make sure you spend them wisely before they get reset next year!
For further information on the packs, FAQs and a short introductory video follow the link here.

Happy reading!
  • Posted Thu 13 Feb 2014 04:27 GMT

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Our Network covers the region including Bristol and Weston-super-Mare. Members who work in our area, but live elsewhere (or vice versa), may also be interested in these adjoining local networks: Gloucestershire, Swindon, Somerset & West Wiltshire and South-East Wales.

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