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Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Published: 23/06/2022

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2022. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. To celebrate #INWED22, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants about their motivations, their careers, and how their work is shaping the world. …

Rooke Award for public engagement with engineering presented to astronaut Tim Peake

Rooke Award for public engagement with engineering presented to astronaut Tim Peake

Published: 17/10/2019

Tim Peake, the UK’s first European Space Agency astronaut, yesterday received one of the Royal Academy of Engineering's (RAEng) top accolades …

Unmanned voyage across the Atlantic announced

Unmanned voyage across the Atlantic announced

Published: 17/10/2019

In September 2020, 400 years after the Mayflower ship first carried the Pilgrim Fathers to America, a state-of-the-art unmanned ship will travel the same route running on renewable energy. …

Royal Academy of Engineering opens nominations

Royal Academy of Engineering opens nominations

Published: 02/10/2019

Nominations are now open for four different 2020 medals and awards presented by the Royal Academy of Engineering to celebrate engineering excellence. …

IET study highlights the importance of a teacher’s influence

IET study highlights the importance of a teacher’s influence

Published: 22/08/2019

The 2019 CHILDWISE study completed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has shown a decrease in enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects …

Women in engineering - INWED 2019

Women in engineering - INWED 2019

Published: 21/06/2019

We have spoken to some talented and inspiring women registrants about their careers, achievements and how they discovered engineering. …

Government consultation on the Hackitt Review – open for responses

Government consultation on the Hackitt Review – open for responses

Published: 07/06/2019

The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has now published a consultation …

Barry Dobson CEng FIET

Barry Dobson CEng FIET

Published: 04/06/2019

Barry Dobson CEng FIET volunteered extensively for the Engineering Council by serving on its Board of Trustees as Deputy Chairman and in other roles. …

Eco-Innovators competition invites students to combine creativity and engineering

Eco-Innovators competition invites students to combine creativity and engineering

Published: 21/05/2019

The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition - announced by Science Minister Chris Skidmore at the launch of the Engineering: Take a Closer Look campaign, a legacy project of the successful Year of Engineering campaign - invites students aged 7-19 to combine their creativity and engineering skills to design a new chargepoint for electric vehicles that is innovative, iconic and beautiful. …

ILP Professional Lighting Summit CPD programme announced

ILP Professional Lighting Summit CPD programme announced

Published: 20/05/2019

The conference takes place in Newcastle on 12 and 13 June 2019 and includes talks on Asset Management, Electric Vehicles, Glare, Flicker and more. …

Another successful Big Bang Fair in 2019

Another successful Big Bang Fair in 2019

Published: 11/04/2019

The 2019 Big Bang Fair has been celebrated as a success, with over 70,000 people attending the event at the NEC in Birmingham. …