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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 …

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

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Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 24/05/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

Published: 20/05/2016

David Brown, who has been Chief Executive Officer at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for nine years, is stepping down from the role from 15 July 2016 …

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Published: 19/05/2016

The Rt Hon John Hayes MP, former Minister for Security, hosted the launch at the House of Commons of the Engineering Council’s new Guidance on security for engineers and technicians. …

2016 WISE Awards

2016 WISE Awards

Published: 18/05/2016

The annual WISE Awards recognise and celebrate the inspirational individuals and organisations that support the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to girls and women. …

Daily Telegraph coordinates a list of 50 Influential Women in Engineering

Daily Telegraph coordinates a list of 50 Influential Women in Engineering

Published: 17/05/2016

The Daily Telegraph is coordinating a list of 50 Influential Women in Engineering to raise the profiles of the incredible women working in the engineering sector. The deadline for submissions is 23 May 2016. …

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Published: 17/05/2016

The deadline to receive nominations for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Apprentice and Technician of the Year Awards is 27 May 2016. …

Royal Aeronautical Society celebrates 150 years

Royal Aeronautical Society celebrates 150 years

Published: 25/04/2016

The Royal Aeronautical Society, which was formed in 1866, marks its 150th anniversary in 2016. …

IDE celebrates 40th anniversary

IDE celebrates 40th anniversary

Published: 22/04/2016

In 1976 a small group of leading UK demolition engineers came together to create a new professional body. …

First female President welcomed at IMarEST

First female President welcomed at IMarEST

Published: 22/04/2016

Jane Smallman CSci CMarSci FIMarEST was appointed 114th President of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) at its Annual General Meeting on 18 March 2016. She is the first woman to hold the position in the Institute’s 127-year history. …

Deadline extended for the Hawley Award, recognising innovative engineers

Deadline extended for the Hawley Award, recognising innovative engineers

Published: 19/04/2016

The deadline for applications for the 2016 Hawley Award, supported by the Engineering Council, has been extended by four weeks, to 18 May 2016. …