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LED Lighting Development Wins 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize)

Published: 02/02/2021

Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak Jr, M. George Craford and Russell Dupuis awarded the world’s most prestigious engineering accolade. …

Nominations open for awards and medals from the Royal Academy of Engineering

Nominations open for awards and medals from the Royal Academy of Engineering

Published: 28/01/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering is currently accepting nominations for a number of its prestigious awards and medals. RAEng celebrates excellence in engineering and these awards aim to recognise the very best of engineering talent, as well as the positive impact engineering has on the world. …

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. …

Nominations for the virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation

Nominations for the virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation

Published: 25/01/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is looking for your nominations for the engineering innovations – and the engineers behind them - you think should be included in their virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation. …

How safe is safe enough? Public debate on autonomous transport needed, say engineers

How safe is safe enough? Public debate on autonomous transport needed, say engineers

Published: 09/12/2020

Honest public debate is needed to enable the safe development of autonomous transport – from driverless cars and delivery drones to uncrewed ships, according to a paper published today by the National Engineering Policy Centre. …

Spending Review 2020 - Royal Academy of Engineering response

Spending Review 2020 - Royal Academy of Engineering response

Published: 25/11/2020

In response to today's Spending Review announcement, Professor Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), says: “Today’s Spending Review sets us on the right path to addressing the huge challenges facing the UK against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic …

Pride in STEM Day marked with virtual event

Pride in STEM Day marked with virtual event

Published: 17/11/2020

Wednesday 18 November is the third international LGBTQ+ STEM day, celebrating the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer or questioning people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. To mark the occasion, the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) along with InterEngineering, will be running a panel discussion on both the engineering response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the contribution of LGBTQ+ engineers in meeting those challenges. …

MacRobert Award 2021 nominations open

MacRobert Award 2021 nominations open

Published: 16/10/2020

Nominations are now open for the UK’s longest-running and most prestigious engineering innovation prize. The MacRobert Award, now in its 52nd year, is run by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and supported by the Worshipful Company of Engineers. The Award recognises examples of outstanding engineering innovation which also demonstrate a proven engineering success and a societal benefit. …

Inclusive cultures in engineering

Inclusive cultures in engineering

Published: 02/10/2020

Research from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) shows that engineers who feel included at work show increased motivation, performance, and commitment to their organisation. RAEng has produced a series of workshop resources specifically for engineering companies to help create an inclusive culture where all members of the team feel valued. The team workshop series is made up of free downloadable workshop exercises, created by inclusion specialists. Each workshop is around 60 minutes long, …

Spending Review must support innovation to improve resilience and cut carbon emissions, say engineers

Spending Review must support innovation to improve resilience and cut carbon emissions, say engineers

Published: 30/09/2020

The government’s Spending Review should include support for innovation, especially to achieve the aims of net zero emissions, resilient infrastructure and nationwide digitalisation, according to recommendations published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) today. …

Royal Academy of Engineering launches Fellowship Fit for the Future campaign

Royal Academy of Engineering launches Fellowship Fit for the Future campaign

Published: 14/09/2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) has launched a campaign to ensure its Fellowship reflects the full breadth and diversity of engineering excellence. Fit for the Future aims to ensure that, by the time RAEng celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2026, its Fellowship includes more outstanding candidates from a variety of currently under-represented groups. …