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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.


Shooting high

The first Hasselblad camera body and Zeiss lens, carried into orbit by Wally Schirra on the Mercury-Atlas 8 space mission and attested to by fellow astronaut Gordon Cooper as being used during Mercury-Atlas 9, has been sold at auction in the US for $275,000.

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Exciting news – Chartership for Product Designers

We are really pleased to announce that the Privy Council have granted the IED powers to develop a Chartership for Product Designers. The motion was approved at the Privy Council’s meeting on 8 October. While there is some initial preparation work to be completed before the Chartership can be rolled ...

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Consultancy moves up a gear

The winners of the 2014 British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) were revealed at a lunch event held in London on 9 October, hosted by IED president Maggie Philbin, with the IED sponsoring the ‘Consultancy of the Year’ award. The winner of this prestigious award was Romax, as it has on average ...

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Congratulations to Chris – and best wishes!

Chris Dowlen BTech CEng MIMechE REngDes FIED FRSA, a member of the IED since 1986, has retired. He has been a member of Council since May 2003, when he was elected as chairman of the Education and Training Committee.

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OUR NEW PRESIDENT

There were many things to celebrate at this year’s AGM and Prizegiving – none more so than radio and TV presenter, and founder of TeenTech, Maggie Philbin, being elected as the new president of the IED.

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