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National Apprenticeship Week celebrates tenth year

Published: 22/02/2017

The tenth National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW17) runs from 6 to 10 March 2017. The Engineering Council will launch a special web page in support of this year's activities …

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Published: 21/02/2017

UK engineering businesses will be exhibiting at the 2017 Apprentice Engineer Show on 25 October at the Derby Roundhouse, Derby. Tickets to the event are free …

EngineeringUK publishes 2017 state of engineering report

EngineeringUK publishes 2017 state of engineering report

Published: 21/02/2017

EngineeringUK has published its annual report analysing the state of the engineering industry in the UK. It provides some positive signs for Apprenticeships but ongoing concern over the need to attract and retain more people in the industry …

Are you a future engineering star?

Are you a future engineering star?

Published: 20/02/2017

A competition is searching for the future stars of UK engineering, with a £10,000 cash prize for the overall winner. The Future of Engineering competition is aimed at emerging talent and aims to discover and promote the best of the UK’s future leaders in engineering …

Taylor Centre opens to support engineering innovators

Taylor Centre opens to support engineering innovators

Published: 20/02/2017

The Royal Academy of Engineering has opened the Taylor Centre, providing engineering technology entrepreneurs a brand new flexible meeting and workspace to work, network and develop their skills …

Alasdair Coates appointed new CEO of Engineering Council

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 …

WISE Awards 2017 open for nominations

WISE Awards 2017 open for nominations

Published: 17/02/2017

Nominations have opened for the 2017 WISE Awards. The annual event recognises inspiring organisations and individuals who are actively promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to girls and women …

Sign up for the 2017 Future of Engineering Conference

Sign up for the 2017 Future of Engineering Conference

Published: 16/02/2017

A free, one-day conference offers early career engineering professionals and postgraduates the opportunity to explore and debate the important relationship between innovation, standards and the development of future technologies …

Big Bang Fair calls on STEM community to inspire the next generation of engineers

Big Bang Fair calls on STEM community to inspire the next generation of engineers

Published: 15/02/2017

Registration is still open for the 2017 Big Bang Fair. Organisers are calling on the STEM community to play their part in inspiring the next generation at the NEC in Birmingham from 15 to 18 March …

European networking event for young professionals comes to Manchester

European networking event for young professionals comes to Manchester

Published: 13/02/2017

The biennial European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) is coming to Manchester in June 2017, bringing together students and young professionals from across the European nuclear industry, covering many disciplines …

The Role of Professional Bodies within Engineering Education

The Role of Professional Bodies within Engineering Education

Published: 08/02/2017

The University College London Centre for Engineering Education has invited two speakers to examine the role of professional bodies as the engineering industry moves into the digital era …