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Rooke Award for public engagement with engineeing 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 at a special event for 400 school pupils at the Science Museum IMAX in London. …

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. …

Royal Academy of Engineering opens nominations

Royal Academy of Engineering opens nominations

Published: 02/10/2019

Nominations are now open for four different 2020 medals and awards presented by the Royal Academy of Engineering to celebrate engineering excellence. …

IET study highlights the importance of a teacher’s influence

IET study highlights the importance of a teacher’s influence

Published: 22/08/2019

The 2019 CHILDWISE study completed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has shown a decrease in enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects …

Women in engineering - INWED 2019

Women in engineering - INWED 2019

Published: 21/06/2019

We have spoken to some talented and inspiring women registrants about their careers, achievements and how they discovered engineering. …

Government consultation on the Hackitt Review – open for responses

Government consultation on the Hackitt Review – open for responses

Published: 07/06/2019

The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has now published a consultation …

Barry Dobson CEng FIET

Barry Dobson CEng FIET

Published: 04/06/2019

Barry Dobson CEng FIET volunteered extensively for the Engineering Council by serving on its Board of Trustees as Deputy Chairman and in other roles. …

Eco-Innovators competition invites students to combine creativity and engineering

Eco-Innovators competition invites students to combine creativity and engineering

Published: 21/05/2019

The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition - announced by Science Minister Chris Skidmore at the launch of the Engineering: Take a Closer Look campaign, a legacy project of the successful Year of Engineering campaign - invites students aged 7-19 to combine their creativity and engineering skills to design a new chargepoint for electric vehicles that is innovative, iconic and beautiful. …

ILP Professional Lighting Summit CPD programme announced

ILP Professional Lighting Summit CPD programme announced

Published: 20/05/2019

The conference takes place in Newcastle on 12 and 13 June 2019 and includes talks on Asset Management, Electric Vehicles, Glare, Flicker and more. …

Another successful Big Bang Fair in 2019

Another successful Big Bang Fair in 2019

Published: 11/04/2019

The 2019 Big Bang Fair has been celebrated as a success, with over 70,000 people attending the event at the NEC in Birmingham. …

Nominate a female Chartered Engineer - Karen Burt Award

Nominate a female Chartered Engineer - Karen Burt Award

Published: 22/03/2019

£1,000 will be awarded to the winner of the Karen Burt Memorial Award …