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Alasdair Coates appointed new CEO of Engineering Council

Published: 20/02/2017

Alasdair Coates has been appointed the Engineering Council’s new Chief Executive Officer and will step into the role on 13 March 2017. In the interim Deputy CEO Paul Bailey will provide continuity as Acting CEO, a role he has been carrying out since the end of January when former CEO Jon Prichard left to become Chief Executive at the Institution of Chemical Engineers …

New IET bursary scheme supports engineering students and apprentices from disadvantaged backgrounds

New IET bursary scheme supports engineering students and apprentices from disadvantaged backgrounds

Published: 12/08/2016

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new initiative to help students and apprentices who have overcome obstacles or personal challenges to pursue their passion for engineering …

Flt Lt David Littlemore's journey to becoming professionally registered

Flt Lt David Littlemore's journey to becoming professionally registered

Published: 12/08/2016

Watch our case study video of Flt Lt David Littlemore as he shares his experiences of becoming professionally registered, first as an Incorporated Engineer before progressing to Chartered Engineer. …

Engineering Council responds to new report and plan on technical education

Engineering Council responds to new report and plan on technical education

Published: 27/07/2016

The Engineering Council has identified both positive points and several issues with the proposals of a new report and plan on technical education for those aged 16 and over …

Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Published: 26/07/2016

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which runs from 7 to 11 November 2016, shines a spotlight on engineering careers in a way that young people, and particularly girls, may have never considered before …

Gemma Lonsdale wins 2016 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award

Gemma Lonsdale wins 2016 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award

Published: 20/07/2016

Squadron Leader Gemma Lonsdale IEng MIET has won the 2016 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award for her outstanding work as an engineer officer in the Royal Air Force. This prestigious annual award recognises the achievements of a newly registered Incorporated Engineer …

Solveiga Pakštaitė named winner of the 2016 Hawley Award for her bio-reactive food expiry label

Solveiga Pakštaitė named winner of the 2016 Hawley Award for her bio-reactive food expiry label

Published: 20/07/2016

The Engineers Trust has announced the winner of its 2016 Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation that benefits the Environment. Solveiga Pakštaitė has been awarded the £5,000 cash prize for her project “Bump Mark: the bio-reactive food expiry label” …

RAeS seeking innovative entries from future pioneers

RAeS seeking innovative entries from future pioneers

Published: 19/07/2016

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) is encouraging future pioneers with the launch of the RAeS Gold Medal Challenge, “Go for Gold”. The competition, open to non-members, is seeking innovative ideas that could change the face of the industry over the next 50 years to mark the Society's 150th anniversary …

The engineering profession unites to provide advice for Brexit negotiators

The engineering profession unites to provide advice for Brexit negotiators

Published: 19/07/2016

The engineering profession has united following the EU referendum to support government in the forthcoming negotiations …

Engineers Without Borders UK project included in top 50 New Radicals list

Engineers Without Borders UK project included in top 50 New Radicals list

Published: 18/07/2016

The Engineering for People Design Challenge, a project run by Engineers Without Borders UK, has earned a place on the New Radicals 2016 list of 50 top people, projects and organisations changing the UK for the better …

First Trailblazer apprentices graduate at House of Commons ceremony

First Trailblazer apprentices graduate at House of Commons ceremony

Published: 18/07/2016

The first apprentices following the new employer designed Trailblazer Apprenticeship standard have graduated at an event in the House of Commons …