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Institute for Apprenticeships invites applications for Route Panel Chairs

Institute for Apprenticeships invites applications for Route Panel Chairs

Published: 24/11/2016

The Department of Education is looking for applicants to be part of the new Institute for Apprenticeships, which from April 2017 will aim to put businesses at the heart of the decision-making process …

Clare Lavelle wins the Karen Burt Award

Clare Lavelle wins the Karen Burt Award

Published: 23/11/2016

The Women’s Engineering Society has awarded its 2016 Karen Burt Award to Clare Lavelle. The prestigious annual award is given to an outstanding newly registered female Chartered Engineer to recognise her excellence as an engineer and for her work to promote the profession …

University of Sheffield launches campaign to tackle UK engineer shortage

University of Sheffield launches campaign to tackle UK engineer shortage

Published: 16/11/2016

The University of Sheffield has launched ‘Engineering is…’ campaign, aimed at children to encourage more young people to study engineering …

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Published: 14/11/2016

Inventor Sir James Dyson has announced he will open his own institute to train engineers, in order to "tackle head-on the dearth of skilled engineers in the UK" …

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Published: 07/11/2016

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week has arrived to shine a spotlight on engineering careers …

Engineering industry says renewed focus on industrial strategy is key to the UK’s global competitiveness outside the EU

Engineering industry says renewed focus on industrial strategy is key to the UK’s global competitiveness outside the EU

Published: 17/10/2016

A report published by the UK engineering profession hails the government’s renewed focus on industrial strategy as a major opportunity to help the UK compete on the world stage …

Participants sought for Europe-wide study into cooperation between businesses and universities

Participants sought for Europe-wide study into cooperation between businesses and universities

Published: 14/10/2016

The European Commission has commissioned a study on the cooperation between higher education institutions and public and private organisations in Europe …

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 …