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A brief history of the Faraday Lectures

By Asha Gage, IET Archivist In 1923 the Council instituted the annual Faraday Lectures on electrical subjects. They were named after Michael Faraday who believed ardently in educating the public, and young people, about science. This new series of lectures... Continue Reading →

Michael Faraday – A New Discovery in the IET Archives

The IET Archives has an ongoing programme of recalling artwork and objects from its collections in order to photograph, for reference and conservation purposes, and also to re-examine in order to update catalogue entries where necessary. Some of the items... Continue Reading →

Restoration of the Michael Faraday Statue

The Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) commissioned two bronze statues of Michael Faraday in the late 1980s. One statue was to be positioned in front of the IEE’s London venue at Savoy Place and the other at its Stevenage Office,... Continue Reading →

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