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Revised Engineering Council standards published

Published: 01/09/2020

The Engineering Council has published new editions of its internationally-recognised standards of professional competence and commitment. The deadline for implementation of these standards is 31 December 2021, with the exception of learning outcomes, which will be implemented by 31 December 2024 to allow for course development timescales. All current and revised standards documents are available on the Engineering Council website at: www.engc.org.uk/standards …

Engineering Council welcomes draft Building Safety Bill

Engineering Council welcomes draft Building Safety Bill

Published: 11/08/2020

The Engineering Council welcomes the publication of the draft Building Safety Bill and recognises that this is a significant and positive step on the journey towards safer buildings. Professional Engineering Institutions (PEIs) whose members’ work has an impact on building safety continue to work with the Engineering Council to raise the competence of engineering professionals. …

CIHT Award shortlist announced

CIHT Award shortlist announced

Published: 30/07/2020

The Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) has announced the shortlists for its 2020 Awards, with categories including Employer of the Year and Creating Better Places Award. …

IET@150 STEM Personality of the Year

IET@150 STEM Personality of the Year

Published: 29/07/2020

As part of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Institute of Engineering and Technology,  (IET), they have launched an exciting one-off award. The STEM Personality of the Year Award aims to recognise a person or group who are making a difference to our world. …

BAME IT workers better qualified, but less likely to be in top jobs, says survey

BAME IT workers better qualified, but less likely to be in top jobs, says survey

Published: 13/07/2020

A new survey from The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) finds that BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) IT professionals are less likely to be in positions of responsibility than those of white ethnicity - despite on the whole being better qualified. …

'STEM: The Hidden Workforce' survey published

'STEM: The Hidden Workforce' survey published

Published: 09/07/2020

A new survey by STEM Returners has found that two thirds feel the traditional recruitment process works against them. …

“Once-in-a-generation opportunity to recalibrate the economy,” says Institution of Civil Engineers

“Once-in-a-generation opportunity to recalibrate the economy,” says Institution of Civil Engineers

Published: 01/07/2020

The UK has a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to recalibrate the economy” and build a net-zero future, says the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). The Covid-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented chance to reset the way we design, build and operate infrastructure in the future. …

Engineering a resilient future - NEPC

Engineering a resilient future - NEPC

Published: 10/06/2020

'Engineering a resilient future', published today by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) champions the important role that the engineering community has already played in advising the UK government during the COVID-19 pandemic.  …

Australian Maritime Safety Director to take up IChemE Deputy President role

Australian Maritime Safety Director to take up IChemE Deputy President role

Published: 20/05/2020

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has announced that Jane Cutler, currently a Non-Executive Director with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, has been elected by the membership to take up the position of Deputy President from June. …

National Engineering Policy Centre to provide advice to government on reaching net zero emissions

National Engineering Policy Centre to provide advice to government on reaching net zero emissions

Published: 06/05/2020

The National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC), led by the Royal Academy of Engineering, has convened a diverse range of experts to provide agile and continued advice to government to help address the long-term global threat posed by climate change and support its goal of reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. …

New biosector careers profiles launched to inspire students

New biosector careers profiles launched to inspire students

Published: 24/04/2020

A new collection of chemical engineering career profiles has been launched by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) to inspire the next generation into a prosperous career in the bioeconomy. …