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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. …

100 years of The Welding Institute

100 years of The Welding Institute

Published: 27/01/2023

2023 marks 100 years of The Welding Institute, formally registered in February 1923 as ‘The Institution of Welding Engineers’. This is a milestone for a professional engineering institution created to support the development of members in the fields of welding, joining and allied technologies …

Royal Academy of Engineering prizes – deadline 3 February

Royal Academy of Engineering prizes – deadline 3 February

Published: 27/01/2023

There is still time to nominate, or be nominated, for some of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s (RAEng) medals and prizes for 2023. …

Opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs in Northern England and Northern Ireland to apply for business start-up funding and support

Opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs in Northern England and Northern Ireland to apply for business start-up funding and support

Published: 26/01/2023

Opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs in Northern England and Northern Ireland to apply for business start-up funding and support …

Inspiring the next generation of engineers and technicians

Inspiring the next generation of engineers and technicians

Published: 23/01/2023

Professionally registered engineers and technicians are among those best placed to encourage a new generation of people into engineering. They are inspiring students and young people at all levels – by teaching and assessing in schools and colleges, through to university research and supervision. …

Inquiry launched to investigate urgent need to grow apprenticeships in engineering, manufacturing and technology

Inquiry launched to investigate urgent need to grow apprenticeships in engineering, manufacturing and technology

Published: 11/01/2023

Former Labour and Conservative ministers Lord Knight and Lord Willetts, with support from charity EngineeringUK, are today launching an inquiry to uncover the reasons behind the worrying decline in engineering, manufacturing and technology apprenticeships starts seen over recent years in the UK. …

New CEO appointed by IChemE

New CEO appointed by IChemE

Published: 09/01/2023

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has announced that Chartered Chemical Engineer Yvonne Baker OBE CEng MIChemE has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. Yvonne will take up the post from April 2023, following Jon Prichard’s decision to step down from the role in September 2022. …

Women choosing computing degrees in record numbers, says BCS

Women choosing computing degrees in record numbers, says BCS

Published: 21/12/2022

Computing degrees have seen a 23% growth in accepted applications from women since 2019; according to new analysis by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. This is a higher percentage rise than for any other UCAS subject group, meaning that the number of young women taking computer science degrees is growing faster than for any other UK university subject. …

MSc Motorsport Scholarship Programme, supporting black students

MSc Motorsport Scholarship Programme, supporting black students

Published: 20/12/2022

The MSc Motorsport Scholarship Programme, a new programme created with the support of the Ignite Partnership, aims to support individuals from Black or mixed Black ethnic backgrounds who wish to study a Masters degree in motorsport (or a related eligible course). If you are in the final year of your undergraduate degree, or you have graduated within the last 3 years and you meet all other eligibility criteria, you can apply. …

Invest in professionalism, digital skills and infrastructure - BCS response to the Autumn Statement

Invest in professionalism, digital skills and infrastructure - BCS response to the Autumn Statement

Published: 17/11/2022

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT welcomes the Government’s ambition for the UK to be the next Silicon Valley. …

Visionary behind Hubble Space Telescope control system and passenger safety technology awarded Prince Philip Medal

Visionary behind Hubble Space Telescope control system and passenger safety technology awarded Prince Philip Medal

Published: 16/11/2022

Space technology pioneer Dr Asad Madni FREng has been presented with the Academy’s most prestigious individual award, the Prince Philip Medal, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Royal Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), presented the award in London …