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Press Releases 2017

New Professional Affiliates approved

Published: 27/10/2017

The Engineering Council is pleased to announce the approval of two new Professional Affiliates, the Geological Society (GSL) and the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN). The Professional Affiliate status of the Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) has also been renewed, following a review. …

Promoting professional registration

Promoting professional registration

Published: 19/10/2017

Engineering Council CEO speaks at CABE Annual Conference & Exhibition. …

Sam Williams wins 2017 Baroness Platt of Writtle award

Sam Williams wins 2017 Baroness Platt of Writtle award

Published: 19/07/2017

Sam Williams IEng MIMechE has won the 2017 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award for his outstanding work with EDF Energy at Sizewell B power station. …

Dr. Amrit Chandan named winner of the 2017 Hawley Award for power storage solutions

Dr. Amrit Chandan named winner of the 2017 Hawley Award for power storage solutions

Published: 18/07/2017

The Engineers Trust has announced the winner of its 2017 Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation that benefits the Environment. Dr. Amrit Chandan has been awarded the £5,000 cash prize for the work undertaken in ACELERON on Project NuCYCLE. …

High ethical standards promoted by engineering profession

High ethical standards promoted by engineering profession

Published: 12/07/2017

The engineering profession has reviewed and launched a key document that provides guidance for engineers and technicians on ethical behaviour and decision-making. …

Engineering Council launches new Strategic Plan

Engineering Council launches new Strategic Plan

Published: 20/06/2017

The Engineering Council has published its new Strategic Plan that will steer the organisation’s work for the next three years, from 2018 to 2020. The plan, which was launched at the Engineering Council’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 June, follows three clear aims …

Rise in number of professionally registered women engineers and technicians, according to Engineering Council report

Rise in number of professionally registered women engineers and technicians, according to Engineering Council report

Published: 16/03/2017

The Engineering Council’s Annual Registration Statistics Report shows that the number of women who became professionally registered last year increased by over 19% compared to 2015, with women representing almost 11% (1,072) of all new registrations in 2016 …

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 …

Professor Chris Atkin to become Engineering Council Chairman

Professor Chris Atkin to become Engineering Council Chairman

Published: 23/01/2017

Professor Chris Atkin CEng FRAes has been elected as the next Chairman of the Engineering Council. He will step into the role at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in June 2017 …