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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. …

Royal Academy of Engineering and Science Council launch updated Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework 2.0

Royal Academy of Engineering and Science Council launch updated Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework 2.0

Published: 28/01/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and the Science Council are pleased to launch the Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework 2.0, new and updated for 2021. …

Mutual recognition of professional qualifications

Mutual recognition of professional qualifications

Published: 27/01/2021

The EU Directive on MRPQ was established in order to make it easier for EU/EEA countries to recognise each other’s professional qualifications. From 1 January, 2021 this legislation will no longer apply to the UK. …

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. …

Tina Gunnarsson wins WES 2020 Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Tina Gunnarsson wins WES 2020 Karen Burt Award for best new female Chartered Engineer

Published: 10/12/2020

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the 2020 winner of the prestigious Karen Burt Memorial Award for the best new female Chartered Engineer (CEng), Tina Gunnarsson, Digital Transformation Lead for Balfour Beatty Major Projects. …

Dr Robert Hawley CBE BSc DSc FRSE FREng CEng FIMechE FInstP FIEE HonDEng HonDSc

Dr Robert Hawley CBE BSc DSc FRSE FREng CEng FIMechE FInstP FIEE HonDEng HonDSc

Published: 29/10/2020

The Engineering Council was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Dr Robert Hawley CBE BSc DSc FRSE FREng CEng FIMechE FInstP FIEE HonDEng HonDSc. We all recognise the significant and lasting contribution made by Dr Hawley, to the Engineering Council as Chairman from 1999-2001, …

Built environment and fire industries set out blueprint for improving competence and driving culture change

Built environment and fire industries set out blueprint for improving competence and driving culture change

Published: 05/10/2020

A blueprint to improve competence for those working on higher-risk buildings and drive culture change has been set out by a cross-industry group representing more than 150 organisations in the fire and built environment industries. …

Refreshed course search for accredited and approved programmes

Refreshed course search for accredited and approved programmes

Published: 30/09/2020

During August the Engineering Council launched its refreshed online course search. This allows learners past, present and future to search for courses that have been recognised by the professional engineering institutions. …

Pocket Guide to Registration 2020/21 edition

Pocket Guide to Registration 2020/21 edition

Published: 30/09/2020

The Pocket Guide to Registration is published annually and provides key information about professional registration with the Engineering Council. …

Spending Review must support innovation to improve resilience and cut carbon emissions, say engineers

Spending Review must support innovation to improve resilience and cut carbon emissions, say engineers

Published: 30/09/2020

The government’s Spending Review should include support for innovation, especially to achieve the aims of net zero emissions, resilient infrastructure and nationwide digitalisation, according to recommendations published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) today. …

Registrants recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering among pioneering engineers

Registrants recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering among pioneering engineers

Published: 14/09/2020

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) among their 2020 award winners, announced today. These RAEng awards and medals celebrate engineering excellence and seek to recognise and reward the very best of engineering talent. …