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Coding Black Females join BCS

Published: 03/03/2021

Seventy-five members of Coding Black Females (CBF) have joined BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, in a move to create more visible role models for women working in the industry. Black women make up less than 1% of the IT industry according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS); overall, 20% of the industry’s workforce is female. …

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 …

WE50 Awards in 2020 focus on ‘Sustainability’

WE50 Awards in 2020 focus on ‘Sustainability’

Published: 16/03/2020

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has launched the Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards (WE50) for 2020 with the theme of ‘Sustainability’. …

Structural Awards opens with new categories and sustainable emphasis - deadline extended

Structural Awards opens with new categories and sustainable emphasis - deadline extended

Published: 04/02/2020

The nominations deadline for the Structural Awards, presented by the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) has been extended to 13 May. …

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Published: 30/01/2020

An opportunity to celebrate the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to employers, apprentices and communities, National Apprenticeship Week runs from 3-9 February …

Updated guidance published for timber building structures

Updated guidance published for timber building structures

Published: 02/12/2019

Updated guidance has been published on the structural design of timber buildings within the UK. …

Nominations open for the 2020 MacRobert Award

Nominations open for the 2020 MacRobert Award

Published: 18/11/2019

The MacRobert Award is now open for nominations. Currently in its 51st year, the MacRobert Award is the UK’s longest-running and most prestigious prize for engineering innovation. The winning organisation will receive a gold medal, with a cash prize of £50,000 …

Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers becomes Institution of Power Engineers

Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers becomes Institution of Power Engineers

Published: 12/11/2019

The Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers (IDGTE) has rebranded as the Institution of Power Engineers (IPowerE). This name change reflects the 106 year old institution’s evolving focus and commitment to the latest technologies in a changing landscape of power and power generation. …

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. …