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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. …

Mandy Lester of Atkins wins WES’ Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Mandy Lester of Atkins wins WES’ Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Published: 30/10/2019

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Mandy Lester MPhys CEng MIChemE on winning the Karen Burt Memorial Award. The annual award from the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) recognises a woman who has recently achieved the status of Chartered Engineer (CEng) and demonstrates both excellence and potential in engineering, applied science and IT. …

Registrants win at IET Achievement Awards

Registrants win at IET Achievement Awards

Published: 29/10/2019

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate all finalists and winners, including registrants, of the IET Achievement Awards. The awards are run by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to recognise achievement and excellence …

Registrant appointed House of Commons’ Serjeant at Arms

Registrant appointed House of Commons’ Serjeant at Arms

Published: 25/10/2019

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Ugbana Oyet BEng (Hons) CEng CMgr FIET MCMI on his appointment as the new Serjeant at Arms. A Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Ugbana will be taking on a role that dates back to 1415 and has responsibility for keeping order within the Commons side of the parliamentary estate. …

Public consultation opens on apprenticeships in engineering and manufacturing

Public consultation opens on apprenticeships in engineering and manufacturing

Published: 23/10/2019

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has launched a public consultation on apprenticeships. The consultation forms part of a larger, wide-ranging Route Review into technical education in the sector. This will examine apprenticeship standards on the Engineering and Manufacturing Route, as well as the fifty-nine apprenticeships which come under this grouping. …

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. …

Registrant becomes first Scottish President of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Registrant becomes first Scottish President of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Published: 15/10/2019

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Professor Sir Jim McDonald CEng FIET FIOP FREng FRSE, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, on his confirmation as the next President of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) …

Industry sets out proposals to enhance competence and improve safety

Industry sets out proposals to enhance competence and improve safety

Published: 14/10/2019

The Engineering Council has committed to take forward a series of solutions to enhance engineering competence, introduce the role of Lead Engineer (LE) and improve public safety. …

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. …

Academy welcomes leading UK and international engineers as new Fellows

Academy welcomes leading UK and international engineers as new Fellows

Published: 30/09/2019

The Engineering Council is pleased to see that over three quarters of new Fellows are registrants and would like to congratulate them on this significant achievement. …