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Engineers apply whole systems approach to sustainable living

Published: 01/07/2020

A new report published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) maps out a route to more sustainable housing and infrastructure which benefits both society and the environment. The report examines the UK’s legal target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, addressing this goal in the light of the estimated 300,000 new properties needed to meet current UK housing demand. …

Royal Academy of Engineering states action on diversity and inclusion is imperative

Royal Academy of Engineering states action on diversity and inclusion is imperative

Published: 09/06/2016

According to a report by the Royal Academy of Engineering, the scale of the UK skills shortage in engineering, coupled with a current engineering workforce that is 92% male and 94% white, creates a need for action to improve diversity and inclusion within the profession at all levels. …

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

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Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 24/05/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

Published: 20/05/2016

David Brown, who has been Chief Executive Officer at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for nine years, is stepping down from the role from 15 July 2016 …

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Published: 19/05/2016

The Rt Hon John Hayes MP, former Minister for Security, hosted the launch at the House of Commons of the Engineering Council’s new Guidance on security for engineers and technicians. …

2016 WISE Awards

2016 WISE Awards

Published: 18/05/2016

The annual WISE Awards recognise and celebrate the inspirational individuals and organisations that support the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to girls and women. …

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Published: 17/05/2016

The deadline to receive nominations for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Apprentice and Technician of the Year Awards is 27 May 2016. …

Introduction to the Engineering Council

Introduction to the Engineering Council

Published: 07/04/2016

Find out more about the Engineering Council in this animated video …

Flt Lt David Littlemore BEng (Hons) CEng MICE MAPM

Flt Lt David Littlemore BEng (Hons) CEng MICE MAPM

Published: 01/12/2015

"Make the most of every opportunity to go out on site and see things happening first hand, or attend professional meetings to increase your industry knowledge and contacts." …

Engineering Council removes institution licence

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Engineering Council removes institution licence

Published: 04/12/2014

The Engineering Council regrets to announce that on 23 October its Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) decided to withdraw the licence of the Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers (IDGTE) with immediate effect, due to a number of concerns. …

Guide to professional registration for university students

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Guide to professional registration for university students

Published: 16/10/2014

The new leaflet: ‘An engineering student’s guide to professional registration’, launched recently by the Engineering Council, has proved an instant hit. …