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Engage - July 2021

Engineering Council's 2025 Strategy launched

Published: 02/07/2021

Our new 2025 strategy sets out our priorities, as the regulatory body for the engineering profession, for the next four years. The Strategy was produced through a consultation with key stakeholders, including the professional engineering institutions, to reflect the priorities of the whole engineering profession. …

Registrants recognised among ​2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Engineering Heroes (WE50)

Registrants recognised among ​2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering: Engineering Heroes (WE50)

Published: 24/06/2021

Women in Engineering (WES) has published its list of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2021, on International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). The Engineering Council is pleased to congratulate the registrants among these "engineering heroes" on their achievement. …

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Published: 18/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the following registrants on being recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: …

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Published: 02/07/2021

The Engineering Council would like to welcome the four new Trustees who formally joined the Board at our 10 June AGM …

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Published: 10/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants recognised in the 2021 Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Awards. The IOM3 Awards raise awareness of engineering, scientific excellence and idustry best practice. …

Engineering Zero - bringing the profession together

Engineering Zero - bringing the profession together

Published: 02/07/2021

The first plans for Engineering Zero have been unveiled – a new programme of work from the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) and the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) ahead of COP26.  …

New data suggests increase in number of women working in engineering

New data suggests increase in number of women working in engineering

Published: 23/06/2021

New analysis from EngineeringUK has shown 14.5% of those working in engineering are female, which is an increase from 12% as reported in 2018. The latest data is taken from the Labour Force Survey Q3 2020 shows that the proportion of women working in engineering has increased …

Royal Air Force - INWED 2021

Royal Air Force - INWED 2021

Published: 22/06/2021

To mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), the Royal Air Force has shared this case study of Elizabeth Clark, who is a Communications and Electronics Engineer and the lead Safety Engineering for Air Command Battlespace Management. …

Report calls for £40m urgent investment in careers provision

Report calls for £40m urgent investment in careers provision

Published: 08/06/2021

A new report calls on government to invest £40 million in improving access to careers provision for students in schools and colleges in England …

Vocational T Level qualifications roll out further

Vocational T Level qualifications roll out further

Published: 28/05/2021

A new kind of vocational qualification is rolling out further across England from September 2021. T Levels are two year courses, for students aged 16-19, which have been developed in collaboration with businesses. T Levels follow on from GCSEs, are equivalent to three A Levels …

MacRobert Award won by DnaNudge, British pioneer of rapid, lab-free COVID-19 testing

MacRobert Award won by DnaNudge, British pioneer of rapid, lab-free COVID-19 testing

Published: 06/07/2021

London start-up DnaNudge has been named as the winner of the 2021 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation. DnaNudge was honoured for the development of its pioneering consumer genetics technology, which was then adapted to deliver a rapid, lab-free RT-PCR COVID-19 test to NHS hospitals. …