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Brexit and professional recognition - update

Brexit and professional recognition - update

Published: 30/07/2020

The Engineering Council is the UK partner in organisations and signatory to agreements that facilitate the international mobility of engineering professionals. Following the passage of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20, the UK government continues to negotiate a potential trade deal with the EU. …

World’s first electric digger wins MacRobert Award for UK engineering innovation

World’s first electric digger wins MacRobert Award for UK engineering innovation

Published: 09/07/2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced JCB’s electric digger (19C-1E) as the winner of the 2020 MacRobert Award …

Ingenious public engagement awards now open for applications

Ingenious public engagement awards now open for applications

Published: 09/07/2020

Ingenious, the Royal Academy of Engineering’s public engagement awards scheme, is now open for applications …

New initiatives from Enginuity focus on skills

New initiatives from Enginuity focus on skills

Published: 29/05/2020

Enginiuity (formerly Semta) has recently launched two new initiatives that focus on engineering skills …

Latest government support and guidance on COVID-19

Latest government support and guidance on COVID-19

Published: 29/05/2020

The UK government continues to publish business support information around the Coronavirus pandemic. This includes guidance, support, information on financial support schemes including grants for the self-employed. There are also a number of webinars on how to make workplaces COVID-secure. …

1 million women in STEM campaign

1 million women in STEM campaign

Published: 29/05/2020

For the first time there are over one million women working in core STEM roles across the UK. The WISE Campaign (Women in Science and Engineering) is celebrating this milestone by encouraging women in STEM to add their faces and stories to the #1ofTheMillion campaign. On Wednesday 10 June WISE will launch a campaign, using these stories, to inspire more women to join the industry. …

STEM at home activities from the Royal Academy of Engineering

STEM at home activities from the Royal Academy of Engineering

Published: 29/05/2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering has a series of experiments, for children of all ages, to make learning at home easy and fun. They offer practical, hands-on science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) activities that encourage tinkering, investigation and problem finding and solving reflecting real-life engineering challenges. All activities use things you can find in your home and have simple to follow instructions. …

Change of office address from 1 June 2020

Change of office address from 1 June 2020

Published: 29/05/2020

From 1 June 2020, the Engineering Council’s registered office address will change to: 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN Please update your records and ensure that any correspondence is directed to the new address. To enable IT infrastructure to be moved to our new office, the following Engineering Council systems will be unavailable from 1pm on Friday 29 May 2020 …

I'm an Engineer, Stay at Home - Tomorrow's Engineers Zone

I'm an Engineer, Stay at Home - Tomorrow's Engineers Zone

Published: 29/05/2020

Tomorrow's Engineers has launched the 'I’m an Engineer, Stay at home' zone. These free, online engineering engagement activities are created especially for young people and schools. There are expert engineers on hand for students to ask questions, and the whole space is moderated, with teachers able to access additional learning resources, and direct which zones students can access learning remotely. The zone is open until 20 July, and seeking engineers to offer their expertise to the next gener …

Change of office address from 1 June 2020

Change of office address from 1 June 2020

Published: 27/05/2020

From 1 June 2020, the Engineering Council’s registered office address will change to 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN. …