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2,345 engineers and technicians professionally registered in last three months of 2022

2,345 engineers and technicians professionally registered in last three months of 2022

Published: 12/01/2023

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate every one of the 2,345 engineers and technicians who became professionally registered during Q4 2022, following a successful assessment of their engineering competence and commitment. …

New CEO appointed by IChemE

New CEO appointed by IChemE

Published: 09/01/2023

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has announced that Chartered Chemical Engineer Yvonne Baker OBE CEng MIChemE has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. Yvonne will take up the post from April 2023, following Jon Prichard’s decision to step down from the role in September 2022. …

Women choosing computing degrees in record numbers, says BCS

Women choosing computing degrees in record numbers, says BCS

Published: 21/12/2022

Computing degrees have seen a 23% growth in accepted applications from women since 2019; according to new analysis by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. This is a higher percentage rise than for any other UCAS subject group, meaning that the number of young women taking computer science degrees is growing faster than for any other UK university subject. …

Appointment of new Engineering Council Chair

Appointment of new Engineering Council Chair

Published: 19/12/2022

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate Prof John Chudley CEng FIMarEST on his appointment to the position of Chair of the Engineering Council’s Board of Trustees. John will take up the role in June 2022 at the Engineering Council’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), at which Professor Chris Atkin CEng FRAeS FREng formally completes his term as Chair. …

Registrants recognised in Engineer of the Year Award shortlist

Registrants recognised in Engineer of the Year Award shortlist

Published: 12/12/2022

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the all-registrant shortlist for the ‘Engineer of the Year’ category in the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2023. …

Invest in professionalism, digital skills and infrastructure - BCS response to the Autumn Statement

Invest in professionalism, digital skills and infrastructure - BCS response to the Autumn Statement

Published: 17/11/2022

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT welcomes the Government’s ambition for the UK to be the next Silicon Valley. …

Cop27 climate goals won’t be met without data science and digital skills, says BCS CEO

Cop27 climate goals won’t be met without data science and digital skills, says BCS CEO

Published: 08/11/2022

Global leaders must put data scientists and broader digital skills at the centre of their climate change ambitions, the professional body for information technology has said. …

Titles of accredited or approved programmes – reminder

Titles of accredited or approved programmes – reminder

Published: 08/11/2022

The Engineering Council has issued a statement on the titles of accredited or approved programmes (including degrees, apprenticeships and other qualifications) which can be found under ‘Useful Documents’ on the page Information for Higher Education providers. …

Dual accreditation - reminder

Dual accreditation - reminder

Published: 08/11/2022

In 1999 the Engineering Council established a precedent that Bachelors programmes accredited as partially meeting Chartered Engineer (CEng) learning outcomes could be assessed for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) registration in the same way as an applicant holding a degree accredited for IEng. To protect the international standing of CEng-accredited UK Honours degrees and more clearly differentiate between IEng and CEng accredited degrees, this policy was reinstated from 2021, revoking automatic d …

Engineering Ethics toolkit

Engineering Ethics toolkit

Published: 08/11/2022

As part of the joint work between the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and the Engineering Council on engineering ethics, twelve initial case studies have been produced by the Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC). The case studies' creation was one of the actions from the 'Engineering Ethics' repor …