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IChemE’s survey highlights Chartered Chemical status as a crucial factor influencing salaries

Published: 22/05/2024

A recent employment survey conducted by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has established that Chartered member status is the primary determinant of median salary. …

Nominations for the virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation

Nominations for the virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation

Published: 25/01/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is looking for your nominations for the engineering innovations – and the engineers behind them - you think should be included in their virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation. …

Tomorrow's Engineers - working with the engineering community to improve the impact of outreach

Tomorrow's Engineers - working with the engineering community to improve the impact of outreach

Published: 20/01/2021

The Tomorrow’s Engineers website hosts information and guidance on a range of topics curated from across the engineering community. The aim is to build and share a range of tips, resources, guidance and evidence to help improve practice, as well as highlight collective campaigns and joined up activities. …

YouGov poll finds digital support lacking

YouGov poll finds digital support lacking

Published: 03/12/2020

A poll by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, found that 83% of adults have not received any support to improve their tech skills in the past six months. This is despite increased reliance on digital skills because of the pandemic, with people working from home and socialising remotely, using platforms such as Skype or Zoom. Of those surveyed who had been offered help with their digital skills, the majority (57%) said this had been from employers. 28% had been helped by family and friends, whil …

Engineers the UK’s third most trusted profession

Engineers the UK’s third most trusted profession

Published: 02/12/2020

The annual Ipsos MORI Veracity Index has polled the UK general public’s trust in professions since 1983. The latest poll has once again shown engineers are among the UK’s most trusted professions, ranking behind only nurses and doctors. In the 2020 Veracity Index engineers were shown to be considered more trustworthy than other highly trusted professions including teachers, judges, professors and scientists. …

E&T Innovation Awards held

E&T Innovation Awards held

Published: 27/11/2020

The E&T Innovation Awards, hosted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET),  recognise and celebrate the very best new innovations across the breadth of science, engineering and technology. …

Inclusive cultures in engineering

Inclusive cultures in engineering

Published: 02/10/2020

Research from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) shows that engineers who feel included at work show increased motivation, performance, and commitment to their organisation. RAEng has produced a series of workshop resources specifically for engineering companies to help create an inclusive culture where all members of the team feel valued. The team workshop series is made up of free downloadable workshop exercises, created by inclusion specialists. Each workshop is around 60 minutes long, …

Nominations for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering are now open

Nominations for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering are now open

Published: 21/04/2020

Nominations for the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) are now open around the world. The £1 million prize is the world’s most prestigious engineering accolade …

Call closed: UK-wide Auxiliary Engineering Support - NHS England

Call closed: UK-wide Auxiliary Engineering Support - NHS England

Published: 14/04/2020

Following the initial call for support in London, Manchester and Birmingham, the call is now reissued and extended across the UK, …

IChemE offers expert support to government in response to the coronavirus

IChemE offers expert support to government in response to the coronavirus

Published: 25/03/2020

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has written to the UK government to volunteer the profession’s support during the COVID-19 emergency. …

Engineering response to Covid-19 – can you help?

Engineering response to Covid-19 – can you help?

Published: 20/03/2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is putting together an initiative to bring together engineers to help tackle the challenge of Covid-19 pandemic …