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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. …

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.    …

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. …

New report uncovers parents’ influence on young people on attitudes to engineering

New report uncovers parents’ influence on young people on attitudes to engineering

Published: 27/04/2022

Young people’s perceptions of engineering are strongly associated with their parents’ opinion of engineering, according to EngineeringUK’s latest Engineering Brand Monitor. For the first time, the Engineering Brand Monitor has linked the responses from over 4,000 young people and their parents. It highlights: …

Engineering charity Foothold supports more engineers than ever before during Covid-19 pandemic

Engineering charity Foothold supports more engineers than ever before during Covid-19 pandemic

Published: 08/04/2022

Global engineering charity Foothold – the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Benevolent Fund – offered more support to engineers in need 2020-21 than during any other period to date, marking the most successful year yet in the organisation’s 130-year history. The charity, which supports both IET members and the wider engineering community, provided £2.1 million’s worth of support to 1,275 engineers in 50 countries …

Neurodiversity Celebration Week

Neurodiversity Celebration Week

Published: 31/03/2022

The fifth annual Neurodiversity Celebration Week was held 21-27 March. This worldwide initiative challenges stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences. ‘Neurodiversity’ is an umbrella term covering a variety of conditions and disabilities such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Autism, Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia &Tourette’s Syndrome. …

What works in diversity and inclusion? RAEng conference

What works in diversity and inclusion? RAEng conference

Published: 30/03/2022

This year, the annual Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) conference took place on Tuesday 15 March. …

Mobility and recognition: engineers from Ukraine

Mobility and recognition: engineers from Ukraine

Published: 30/03/2022

Signposting for refugee engineers is available on the Engineering Council website, on behalf of the engineering community. Find out about how to practice as an engineer in the UK and how refugees can access support around recognition of their qualifications and skills. …

Women’s History Month 2022 – celebrating the work of women in engineering

Women’s History Month 2022 – celebrating the work of women in engineering

Published: 28/03/2022

As we come to the end of this year’s Women’s History Month, the Engineering Council wanted to share a few of our most recently updated case studies, showcasing women engineers’ and technicians’ achievements. …