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Registrants named as Young Woman Engineer of the Year finalists

Published: 13/10/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrants Nipuni Karunaratne CEng MRAeS and Eftychia Koursari IEng MICE, and the other four finalists on being recognised in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards. These annual awards recognise the contributions of exceptional female engineers working in the UK, as well as highlighting role models who can help address the UK science and engineering skills gap by promoting engineering career …

Engineering profession sets out six clear areas for investment ahead of the government’s spending review

Engineering profession sets out six clear areas for investment ahead of the government’s spending review

Published: 24/09/2021

Exactly one month before the government is due to deliver the Budget, including its spending review for the next three years, 42 engineering organisations representing more than 450,000 UK engineers have outlined six urgent actions vital to ensuring we have the right skills and investments in place to both grow and decarbonise the economy. …

Report gives key recommendations to improve diversity and inclusion across the sector

Report gives key recommendations to improve diversity and inclusion across the sector

Published: 15/09/2021

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is gradually progressing across engineering and scientific bodies, but data collection remains a challenge, according to a recent report. The Diversity and Inclusion Progression Framework Report 2021, co-published by The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and the Science Council, follows up on the first Progression Framework benchmarking exercise, carried out in 2017. …

Black Voices in the Water Industry: From Talk to Action

Black Voices in the Water Industry: From Talk to Action

Published: 20/07/2021

The Institute of Water continues its series of ‘Black Voices in the Water Industry’ webinars with a discussion between Ian McAulay, CEO of Southern Water and Peter Simpson, CEO of Anglian Water. The first three events resulted in a video capturing the highlights and aimed at attracting allies and making a difference. Next Ian and Peter will discuss what their organisations are doing to raise awareness of and combat racism and to support under-represented groups both in the workplace …

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Published: 05/07/2021

The Building Safety Bill is expected to be presented to the House of Commons after 3.30pm today, in a statement by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. …

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Published: 02/07/2021

The Engineering Council would like to welcome the four new Trustees who formally joined the Board at our 10 June AGM …

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Published: 18/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the following registrants on being recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: …

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Published: 10/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants recognised in the 2021 Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Awards. The IOM3 Awards raise awareness of engineering, scientific excellence and idustry best practice. …

CLAAS UK wins the IAgrE 2021 Team Achievement Award

CLAAS UK wins the IAgrE 2021 Team Achievement Award

Published: 28/04/2021

Trevor Tyrrell, Senior Vice President (Western Europe & Oceania) and CEO CLAAS UK, has been presented with the prestigious Institution of Agricultural Engineers' (IAgrE) 2021 Team Achievement Award. This award is presented in recognition of successful teamwork and demonstrates what can be achieved with collaboration. …

Covid-19 and accreditation

Covid-19 and accreditation

Published: 15/04/2021

The Engineering Council and the professional engineering institutions we license recognise that Covid-19 is presenting many challenges for universities, and we are keen to be flexible and supportive whilst ensuring that standards are maintained. Anyone with queries related to either continued accreditation of programmes in light of changes in response to Covid-19 or future accreditation activity is advised to …

New CEOs coming to IMechE and EI

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. …