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Hawley Award seeks engineering innovation towards net zero

Published: 07/05/2021

Applications are now open for the Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation. This £5,000 prize is awarded for engineering innovation that delivers a demonstrable benefit to the environment, contributing to achieving net zero carbon. The innovation submitted for the award must have reached either prototype or proof of concept stage, with an expectation of commercial development. …

Jo da Silva wins The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Gold Medal

Jo da Silva wins The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Gold Medal

Published: 04/09/2017

Jo da Silva has been awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Gold Medal. …

World heritage status marked for Forth Bridge

World heritage status marked for Forth Bridge

Published: 24/08/2017

A plaque has been unveiled at the Forth Bridge this week …

More students taking STEM subjects

More students taking STEM subjects

Published: 18/08/2017

The number of students sitting A-levels in science, technology, engineering and maths-related (STEM) subjects rose in 2017, with 41% of A-level entries overall in STEM subjects, up from 40% in 2016. …

Independent review of building regulations and fire safety

Independent review of building regulations and fire safety

Published: 02/08/2017

An independent review of building regulations and fire safety has been announced by the government. …

New toolkit to help recruit more women into engineering apprenticeships

New toolkit to help recruit more women into engineering apprenticeships

Published: 30/06/2017

Three engineering organisations have worked together to create a toolkit to help businesses recruit more women and girls into the sector through apprenticeships …

Call out for volunteer Chair

Call out for volunteer Chair

Published: 28/06/2017

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is looking for a volunteer from another professional engineering institution to chair its Resolution Panel …

Industry survey points to salary rise for UK engineers

Industry survey points to salary rise for UK engineers

Published: 27/06/2017

According to a salary survey published by industry magazine The Engineer salaries for UK engineers have increased by 6.6% on average over the last 12 months …

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017

Published: 27/06/2017

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate all these registrants on being recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List …

Celebrating women in engineering

Celebrating women in engineering

Published: 26/06/2017

On 23 June 2017 a raft of activities and celebrations took place across the country to mark and celebrate the contribution of women to engineering …

Engineering Council supports #INWED17 with Women in Engineering page

Engineering Council supports #INWED17 with Women in Engineering page

Published: 23/06/2017

The Engineering Council has launched a temporary new web page in support of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) …