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Engineering profession says new industrial strategy must deliver on long-term vision and transcend party politics

Published: 24/04/2017

The UK engineering profession has called on government to ensure that the industrial strategy brings stability and enables UK industry, academia, government and investors to work together to achieve long-term, sustainable growth. Investment in skills and the professional development of the UK's existing workforce are highlighted …

Professionally registered members scoop prizes at IMechE awards

Professionally registered members scoop prizes at IMechE awards

Published: 11/10/2016

Engineering Technician of the Year and EngTech Visionary are among categories at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Vision Awards, celebrating talented engineers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to engineering …

Sign up for the inspirational Caroline Haslett Lecture

Sign up for the inspirational Caroline Haslett Lecture

Published: 28/09/2016

The Caroline Haslett Lecture, organised by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) is on 8 November 2016 with guest lecturer Dame Stephanie Shirley. The free talk will be followed by the presentation of the 2016 Karen Burt Award …

Engineering and development leaders assemble at Royal Academy of Engineering conference

Engineering and development leaders assemble at Royal Academy of Engineering conference

Published: 27/09/2016

Engineers, entrepreneurs, academics and experienced international development professionals gathered for a conference to explore how engineering can drive progress towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals …

Skills survey finds student work experience is solution to engineering skills gap

Skills survey finds student work experience is solution to engineering skills gap

Published: 26/09/2016

As much as 62% of engineering employers say graduates don’t have the right skills for today’s workplace, according to the 2016 Skills and Demand in Industry report, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) …

Major engineering employers exhibiting at October’s Graduate Engineer Show

Major engineering employers exhibiting at October’s Graduate Engineer Show

Published: 26/09/2016

The UK’s major engineering employers are lined up to attract the next generation of engineering talent at the Graduate Engineer Show, on 26 October 2016 in Derby …

EU STEM Coalition to launch three-year plan

EU STEM Coalition to launch three-year plan

Published: 24/09/2016

The EU STEM Coalition, which was established in October 2015, will kick-off a three-year strategic plan at its upcoming General Meeting in Copenhagen …

Engineering Council CEO to step down after six successful years

Engineering Council CEO to step down after six successful years

Published: 23/09/2016

The Engineering Council has announced that CEO Jon Prichard CEng FICE FInstRE will be stepping down from his role in early 2017 to take up the post of Chief Executive at the Institution of Chemical Engineers …

Scottish university gains accreditation for Fire Risk degree

Scottish university gains accreditation for Fire Risk degree

Published: 22/09/2016

Glasgow Caledonian University’s BEng (Hons) Fire Risk Engineering course has been successfully accredited by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) under their Engineering Council licence …

Ingenious Awards open for applications

Ingenious Awards open for applications

Published: 21/09/2016

The latest round of Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Awards are open and looking for projects that engage the public with engineers and engineering …

Nominations are invited for 2017 IOM3 Awards

Nominations are invited for 2017 IOM3 Awards

Published: 21/09/2016

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) has opened nominations for its annual awards. Most awards are open to non-members as well as members of the Institute and the deadline for nominations is 13 January 2017 …