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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. …

IET’s National Conference focuses on competence

IET’s National Conference focuses on competence

Published: 28/01/2022

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is delivering their National Conference for Electrotechnical and Building Safety Competence virtually, in two parts. The first part will take place on Monday 31 January, from 1.30–4.00pm. The event aims to bring together experts working in safety critical roles, with a key focus on individual competence, accountability and continuing professional development (CPD). …

ICE Award nominations open for 2022

ICE Award nominations open for 2022

Published: 27/01/2022

Nominations are open for the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)’s awards. These eight key awards recognise outstanding engineering achievements, as well as contributions to the profession and to ICE. The awards have a new look for 2022, recognising achievements which benefit society and the environment, aligning with ICE’s strategic objectives. The awards are: …

Government consultation on cyber resilience

Government consultation on cyber resilience

Published: 27/01/2022

The Engineering Council has been pleased to advise the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the formation of the UK Cyber Security Council, the new self-regulatory body for the UK's cyber security profession. The government is consulting on proposals for legislative changes which would drive up levels of cyber resilience, particularly in organisations which play an important role in the UK economy. It is also asking for views on how be …

EngineeringUK advocates for more ambassadors

EngineeringUK advocates for more ambassadors

Published: 27/01/2022

EngineeringUK CEO Dr Hilary Leevers has called on the engineering industry to “demystify what an engineer does to encourage young people to consider engineering as a possible career." In an opinion piece in The Engineer, Dr Leevers advocated for engineers to become part of the solution to the finding that less than one third of parents and half of teachers surveyed felt confident giving engineering careers advice. …

Nominations open for Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2022 Medals and Awards

Nominations open for Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2022 Medals and Awards

Published: 17/01/2022

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is currently accepting submissions for some of its most prestigious awards and medals, including the MacRobert Award for engineering innovation. RAEng has chosen to rename two of its top awards, to accurately reflect the modern engineering landscape. …

IChemE at 100: celebrating a century of achievements, a future of success

IChemE at 100: celebrating a century of achievements, a future of success

Published: 04/01/2022

2022 marks the centenary of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) with this milestone providing a timely opportunity to celebrate the profession, the achievements of chemical engineers over the last 100 years, and a future of success. …

Online Safety Bill – policy briefing from BCS

Online Safety Bill – policy briefing from BCS

Published: 15/12/2021

The Online Safety Bill completed its Committee stage in parliament. The Bill is one of the UK’s most far-reaching attempts to regulate online content, and the results are likely to impact far beyond the UK. BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, have produced a policy briefing assessing the Bill, which has the potential to significantly change both how online platforms are responding to risks to users …

Dame Stephanie Shirley and Ray Ozzie receive distinguished fellowship from Chartered Institute for IT

Dame Stephanie Shirley and Ray Ozzie receive distinguished fellowship from Chartered Institute for IT

Published: 25/11/2021

Global IT entrepreneur and workplace revolutionary turned ardent philanthropist, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, and software industry pioneer Ray Ozzie have been awarded Distinguished Fellowships from the professional body for IT. The awards are given by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT to individuals whose contribution to computing is seen in terms of major importance to the overall development of computing …

What does Net Zero mean?

What does Net Zero mean?

Published: 24/11/2021

The built environment in the UK and around the world is increasingly committed to achieve Net Zero buildings. To deliver real progress, we need to agree on what this means, in practice and in the detail. …

Engineering and manufacturing route review published

Engineering and manufacturing route review published

Published: 19/11/2021

Updates and improvements planned for around 50 engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships have been unveiled in an influential new report focused on how to support the full spectrum of current and future skills training needs for these vital sectors. …