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New CEOs coming to IMechE and EI

Published: 14/04/2021

The Energy Institute (EI) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) are both preparing to welcome new Chief Executives to their organisations. The EI has appointed Dr Nick Wayth CEng MIMechE FEI as its new Chief Executive Officer, while the IMechE has appointed Dr Alice Bunn. …

Baroness Platt of Writtle Award closes 10 April

Baroness Platt of Writtle Award closes 10 April

Published: 07/04/2021

Nominations are still open for the annual Baroness Platt of Writtle Award, recognising exceptional Incorporated Engineers (IEng) who have achieved professional registration during 2020. The annual Baroness Platt of Writtle Award takes nominations only from professional engineering institutions licensed by the Engineering Council. The winner will be awarded an engraved medal, a certificate and a cash prize of £1,000. …

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. …

Coding Black Females join BCS

Coding Black Females join BCS

Published: 03/03/2021

Seventy-five members of Coding Black Females (CBF) have joined BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, in a move to create more visible role models for women working in the industry. Black women make up less than 1% of the IT industry according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS); overall, 20% of the industry’s workforce is female. …

Students turn to technology with university choices, new UCAS data shows

Students turn to technology with university choices, new UCAS data shows

Published: 04/02/2021

New subject data from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS) shows a big shift towards technology-based degrees, including a 400% jump in acceptances to artificial intelligence (AI) courses. …

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. …

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. …

E&T Innovation Awards held

E&T Innovation Awards held

Published: 27/11/2020

The E&T Innovation Awards, hosted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET),  recognise and celebrate the very best new innovations across the breadth of science, engineering and technology. …

IOM3 renovate website and brand

IOM3 renovate website and brand

Published: 05/11/2020

The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3), has launched a new website and visual identity, including a new logo. This is the culmination of a major digital transformation project by the institution, which over the course of 15 months has included a new website, portal, and customer relationship management (CRM) system. …

Charles Nicklin CEng MIAgrE becomes CEO of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers

Charles Nicklin CEng MIAgrE becomes CEO of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers

Published: 07/10/2020

Charlie Nicklin joins the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) after 24 years with JCB in design and manufacture. A Chartered Engineer (CEng), Charlie has held various senior leadership roles at JCB …