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Registrant elected to Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Published: 16/04/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrant Professor Graham Wren OBE CEng FRSE FIMechE FIET FREng on being elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy of Science and Letters. This honour recognises his work advancing engineering and science across both the business and public sectors for over 40 years. …

Engineering Council announces new licence

Engineering Council announces new licence

Published: 01/04/2021

We are pleased to announce that BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has received approval to assess its members for professional registration as Engineering Technicians (EngTech). This is in addition to the Institute’s existing licence for Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Incorporated Engineer (IEng). Paul Fletcher, CEO of BCS, said: “This is great news. BCS is delighted to have received approval to assess our members for professional registration as EngTech. Registration brings with it internatio …

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

Published: 31/03/2021

The UK Cyber Security Council – the self-regulatory body for the cyber security education and skills sector – today announced that the Formation Project to create the Council has completed, allowing the Government-mandated Council to officially become an independent entity, fully and only accountable to its Trustees. …

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Published: 22/03/2021

Experts help launch engineering standards & guidance on sustainability. Engineers have a crucial role to play in achieving global goals and building a more sustainable world. On 21 April, industry regulator the Engineering Council will be running an online event setting out the big picture of how professional standards and guidance can support practising engineers, at all career levels, towards this goal. …

Registrant becomes Young Woman Engineer of the Year finalist

Registrant becomes Young Woman Engineer of the Year finalist

Published: 04/03/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrant Neera Kukadia CEng MIMechE and the other five finalists on being recognised in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards. These annual awards recognise the contributions of exceptional female engineers working in the UK. Neera Kukadia CEng MIMechE is a Project Engineer at Transport for London. She works in the Major Projects Directorate, where she is currently managing works on the Ele …

New UK Cyber Security Council to be official governing body on training and standards for the sector

New UK Cyber Security Council to be official governing body on training and standards for the sector

Published: 09/02/2021

The new UK Cyber Security Council (funded by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) will provide a single governing voice for the industry to set standards and define career and learning paths for the cyber security sector. …

Registrants’ contribution to engineering recognised in awards

Registrants’ contribution to engineering recognised in awards

Published: 28/01/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants who have been recognised in recent awards from licensed professional engineering institutions the Institute of Mechanical Engineering and the Royal Aeronautical Society. By becoming professionally registered, all Chartered Engineers, Incorporated Engineers and Engineering Technicians have demonstrated their competence and commitment against an internationally recognised standard. …

Guidance to support the engineering profession in achieving a more sustainable future 

Guidance to support the engineering profession in achieving a more sustainable future 

Published: 27/01/2021

All those working in engineering have a significant role to play in helping society achieve a more sustainable future. To support this, the Engineering Council has issued updated Guidance on Sustainability for engineering professionals at all career stages. The revised Guidance on Sustainability includes the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, clarifies its definition of sustainable development, and emphasises the importance of engineers taking a proactive role. …

Registrants recognised in New Year’s Honours List

Registrants recognised in New Year’s Honours List

Published: 15/01/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the number of registrants who have been recognised in the 2021 New Year’s Honours List. By becoming professionally registered, all Chartered Engineers, Incorporated Engineers and Engineering Technicians have demonstrated their competence and commitment against an internationally recognised standard. This includes a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment. …