Choosing STEM, means the opportunity to do something life changing’, is the resounding message left with young people by global music artist, tech entrepreneur and STEM education advocate will.i.am and futurist Brian David Johnson, at a book talk and signing, hosted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

 

The authors teamed up for the event at IET London: Savoy Place, to discuss their new young-adult novel, ‘Wizards and Robots’ – an action-packed, STEM-inspired adventure.

NICEIC has launched a new student membership scheme to offer greater support to the electricians of the future.

The scheme is free to join for all students and apprentices currently undertaking full or part time courses within the electrotechnical industry. All those who join will be able to access the latest advice and support which will complement their current training and development.

Since the launch of our inaugural Electical Review Excellence Awards, we have been delighted with the interest from our readers and partners. 

If you were looking to enter but found it a challenge to meet the original deadline, we are pleased to let you know we have now extended the entry deadline to COB Friday 16 March 2018.

Power factor is simply too important to be regarded as the sole preserve of electrical engineers – that’s ABB’ s view. And in this webinar, Stephen Joyce, ABB’s Power Quality expert, explains just why business managers should take a keen interest in their power factor, not only to reduce their energy bills but also because a low power factor can be a brake that limits their capability for future expansion.

This year on the 22 April, six remarkable industry men and women will be running on behalf of the Electrical Industries Charity at this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon 2018.

SELECT goes live on YouTube to help FICA apprentices – and to benefit existing electricians

Provider of apprenticeships for young people in the electrical and heating and plumbing sectors – JTL – has spent the last few weeks since the announcement of Carillion’s collapse, helping apprentices working for the company that have been working towards qualifications through JTL.

IET.tv has launched Engineering Video Intelligence (EVI), a powerful, new video transcript search function, which allows users to keyword search within its entire video database to find exact and relevant timestamped content at the click of a button.

The online platform, run by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), is one of the largest dedicated engineering and technology video databases in the world and includes industry news, technical and regulatory updates, expert insight and interviews, as well as EngTalks and lectures.

Heating, cooling, plumbing and infrastructure specialist, Uponor, has taken action to reduce the risk of Legionnaire’s Disease in the UK with the launch of a Cibse-approved CPD entitled Systems for Water Hygiene.

Brsia has announced Dr Michelle Agha-Hossein, building sustainability engineer, is speaking at the double breakfast seminar on Managing Construction Risk – Strategies and Soft Landings – hosted by Clarkslegal and Bsria, at the Reading and London offices.

Leviton has its Brand-Rex subsidiary will change its name to Leviton. A manufacturer of network cable infrastructure for Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Brand-Rex has been a part of the Leviton Network Solutions division since it was acquired in 2015.  With the full integration of the organisation, products, and strategic direction, this change provides customers with a more seamless message and experience.

22 January 2018 saw the long-awaited inclusivity campaign launched at Manor Grove, in Handsworth, Birmingham, as a direct response to addressing the UK's engineering skills gap. Hosted by the Made in Group, a manufacturing and engineering membership body, the event brought together manufacturing leaders across the country to debate the important topics of diversity and inclusivity.

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