The Royal Navys aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales docked at Portsmouth, England

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.

Our 2023-2024 programme is now available - do have a look!

The 2022 Journal of Engineering is now available.

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

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Publication of the Month

A Brief History of the Industry with a Proposed New Model for the Future.

Charles Scott

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Featured Quote

The wrong accent may conceal true insight and sophistication. The right accent may conceal profound ignorance and ineptitude. In Britain, the substance of what you say is not quite as important as how you say it.

Darren McGarvey / JWD 2023
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