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Welcome to IES

IES is a multi-disciplinary engineering body, founded in Scotland in 1857, that provides a forum in which individuals from all engineering and related disciplines can discuss and exchange information, generate ideas and encourage young engineers. IES works with kindred bodies to promote a wider understanding of the role of the professional engineer in society.

The 2022 Journal of Engineering is now available.

Past volumes of the Journal of Engineering are now under open access. 

Look at our  2022-2023 programme 

Publication of the Month

Authored by William Dunbar, Formerly Director of Consulting Engineers Halcrow

The paper explains the role of a civil engineer in the provision of infrastructure and in the control of safety at major sporting events such as golf club championships.

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“The object of this society is the advancement of engineering…enabling each of our members to have the benefit of the experience of many”

William Rankine / Glasgow, 1857
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