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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. …

Winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering revealed

Winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering revealed

Published: 23/06/2022

As part of International Women in Engineering Day 2022, The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has announced the winners of the Top 50 Women in Engineering awards. Now in its seventh year, the 2022 WE50 winners celebrate women who have created or improved a product or process that makes a difference. The number and standard of nominations were high, emphasising the exceptional achievements made by women in this field. The WE50 awards were judged by a panel of industry experts. …

Creating a ‘clinical satnav’ for doctors will save lives, say digital health experts

Creating a ‘clinical satnav’ for doctors will save lives, say digital health experts

Published: 22/06/2022

Providing better computerised advice for routine medical decisions will save lives and help to solve problems like over-prescription of antibiotics, according to a new report by the professional body for IT. …

Framework for Neurodiversity Inclusion in Engineering - take part in research

Framework for Neurodiversity Inclusion in Engineering - take part in research

Published: 22/06/2022

A team of researchers at UWE are researching the experiences of neurodivergent engineers. They want to hear from you if you are Autistic, Dyslexic, Dyspraxic, have ADHD, or another form of neurodiversity AND you trained as or work as an engineer.    …

Engineering ethics - give your views by 15 July

Engineering ethics - give your views by 15 July

Published: 17/06/2022

If you're working in the UK as an engineer or technicians, we want to hear your views and experiences of ethics in engineering. The survey will help create a benchmark to inform future work, to maintain confidence and trust in UK engineering firms and individuals. …

Building professional value and ethics – EPC Annual Congress

Building professional value and ethics – EPC Annual Congress

Published: 07/06/2022

The Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC) Annual Congress is being held this week (7-9 June), as an in-person event at University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol. This event includes a range of expert speakers and covers topics crucial to the engineering profession. The Engineering Council’s Head of Professional Standards, Katy Turff, will be part of the panel discussion on ‘Building professional values’ on 9 June. …

Last chance to nominate – Karen Burt Memorial Award

Last chance to nominate – Karen Burt Memorial Award

Published: 27/05/2022

The Karen Burt Memorial Award is an annual award made by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to the best Chartered Engineer within that year in the following disciplines: engineering, applied science and IT. …

Celebrating engineering innovation – QEPrize nominations open

Celebrating engineering innovation – QEPrize nominations open

Published: 25/05/2022

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (the QEPrize). The £500,000 prize is the world’s most distinguished engineering accolade. The prize can be awarded to up to 10 engineers responsible for a bold, groundbreaking engineering innovation of global benefit to humanity. …

Elizabeth line opens to passengers

Elizabeth line opens to passengers

Published: 24/05/2022

The Elizabeth line (previously known as Crossrail) officially opens to the public today, increasing central London’s rail capacity by 10%. …

Ethics and inclusion in engineering: share your experience

Ethics and inclusion in engineering: share your experience

Published: 18/05/2022

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is surveying engineering professionals …

23 Ingenious new projects announced

23 Ingenious new projects announced

Published: 09/05/2022

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced 23 new ‘Ingenious’ awards for public engagement projects designed to inspire the next generation of engineers. Each project received grant funding to engage communities across the UK on a variety of issues including climate change, sport, cultural heritage, and increasing diversity and inclusion in engineering. The selected projects’ topics range from sports shoes to ocean health to the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral. …