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Brexit and professional recognition

Published: 07/01/2020

The Engineering Council is the UK partner in and signatory to organisations and agreements that facilitate the international mobility of engineering professionals. A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with the EU. Both the UK and the EU need to approve and sign the withdrawal agreement by the end of January 2020. They will then start to negotiate new arrangements and there will be an implementation period to prepare for new rules. …

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. …

Engineering Council sponsors international framework for assessing professional engineering competence

Engineering Council sponsors international framework for assessing professional engineering competence

Published: 21/01/2019

The Engineering Council has worked with BSI to develop an internationally applicable Publicly Available Specification (PAS 525) …

Agreement to facilitate professional mobility with Engineers Ireland

Agreement to facilitate professional mobility with Engineers Ireland

Published: 11/12/2018

The Engineering Council is pleased to announce an agreement with Engineers Ireland that will facilitate the mobility of engineering professionals between the UK and Ireland. …

European networking event for young professionals comes to Manchester

European networking event for young professionals comes to Manchester

Published: 13/02/2017

The biennial European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) is coming to Manchester in June 2017, bringing together students and young professionals from across the European nuclear industry, covering many disciplines …

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering awarded to the creators of digital imaging sensors

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering awarded to the creators of digital imaging sensors

Published: 01/02/2017

Four engineers have been awarded the prestigious £1million Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for their combined contribution to digital imaging …

Feedback sought on use of single market for services

Feedback sought on use of single market for services

Published: 15/12/2016

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is meeting with as many firms as possible that trade services into the EU. Discussions will help to determine the potential consequences of the UK leaving the EU for services …

Engineers Without Borders launch 2017 international opportunities

Engineers Without Borders launch 2017 international opportunities

Published: 02/12/2016

Engineers Without Borders UK is looking for talented volunteers to support international projects with the launch of their 2017 opportunities …

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Published: 01/11/2016

Engineering Without Borders (EWB) UK has published its Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Report for its 2015 international programmes that benefitted over 1,700 people in developing communities around the world …

Engineering industry says renewed focus on industrial strategy is key to the UK’s global competitiveness outside the EU

Engineering industry says renewed focus on industrial strategy is key to the UK’s global competitiveness outside the EU

Published: 17/10/2016

A report published by the UK engineering profession hails the government’s renewed focus on industrial strategy as a major opportunity to help the UK compete on the world stage …

Participants sought for Europe-wide study into cooperation between businesses and universities

Participants sought for Europe-wide study into cooperation between businesses and universities

Published: 14/10/2016

The European Commission has commissioned a study on the cooperation between higher education institutions and public and private organisations in Europe …