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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 →

A brief history of the Kelvin Lectures

By Asha Gage, IET Archivist William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs (1824-1907), Honorary Member and former President of the IEE three times (1874, 1889, 1907), was a British mathematical physicist and engineer. During his lifetime Thomson made an enormous contribution... Continue Reading →

The IEE Christmas Holiday Lectures

By Asha Gage - IET Archivist The IET has a strong history of presenting lectures and papers, not only to their members, but also to the public. Looking back at the Institution’s original aims to bring people and ideas together,... Continue Reading →

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