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Registrants among first new Fellows elected under Fit for the Future diversity initiative

Published: 24/09/2021

The trustees and staff of the Engineering Council would like to congratulate David Short MSc CEng IntPE(UK) FRAeS FIET, Technology Director for BAE Systems and a Trustee of the Engineering Council, on his election to Fellowship. The Engineering Council is pleased to see that almost two thirds of new Fellows are registrants and would like to congratulate them on this significant achievement …

Nominations for 2022 Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) prizes now open

Nominations for 2022 Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) prizes now open

Published: 23/09/2021

Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) prizes and medals recognise excellent engineering wherever it might be found. The celebration of engineering excellence is key to demonstrating the relevance of engineering to society today and inspiring the next generation of engineers. …

Engineering Zero - blog from RAEng President

Engineering Zero - blog from RAEng President

Published: 23/09/2021

For tomorrow’s engineers to have the right knowledge and skills, engineering education must change. Engineers will face ever-growing and ever-changing challenges as they tackle climate change and build a sustainable future. …

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering - create the trophy

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering - create the trophy

Published: 23/09/2021

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) is a global prize that celebrates the successes of modern engineering. With QEPrize winners selected from across the world, such an international prize requires a truly international trophy. Every year, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering trophy is found through the ‘Create the Trophy’ competition. …

Registrant wins the RAEng Armourers and Brasiers Company Prize

Registrant wins the RAEng Armourers and Brasiers Company Prize

Published: 21/09/2021

Professor Mary Ryan FREng CEng FIMMM has been announced as the 2021 winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Armourers and Brasiers Company Prize for excellence in materials engineering. …

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. …

Registrant wins the Rooke Award

Registrant wins the Rooke Award

Published: 26/07/2021

The Rooke Award for public promotion of engineering has been presented to technologist, entrepreneur and Google engineer Dr Larissa Suzuki BSc MPhil PhD CEng FRSA MIET AFHEA. Dr Suzuki is Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Practice Lead at Google Cloud and is working with Google internet evangelist Dr Vint Cerf to develop the Interplanetary Internet. In addition, she works on initiatives with University College London (UCL) and Google Cloud on sustainability and smart cities. …

'Infection resilient environments: Buildings that keep us healthy and safe'

'Infection resilient environments: Buildings that keep us healthy and safe'

Published: 22/07/2021

Good ventilation inside public buildings and on transport systems is essential to reducing the risk of Covid-19 and other infections, according to a report published by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC). …

Hamilton Commission report published, 'Accelerating Change: Improving Representation of Black People in UK Motorsport'

Hamilton Commission report published, 'Accelerating Change: Improving Representation of Black People in UK Motorsport'

Published: 13/07/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) has launched the Hamilton Commission research report, Accelerating Change: Improving Representation of Black People in UK Motorsport The research, led by the RAEng over a period of 10 months, included a survey of ~2,450 young people (over a third of whom were from Black backgrounds) and interviews with 100 young people. …

MacRobert Award won by DnaNudge, British pioneer of rapid, lab-free COVID-19 testing

MacRobert Award won by DnaNudge, British pioneer of rapid, lab-free COVID-19 testing

Published: 06/07/2021

London start-up DnaNudge has been named as the winner of the 2021 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation. DnaNudge was honoured for the development of its pioneering consumer genetics technology, which was then adapted to deliver a rapid, lab-free RT-PCR COVID-19 test to NHS hospitals. …

Engineering Zero - bringing the profession together

Engineering Zero - bringing the profession together

Published: 02/07/2021

The first plans for Engineering Zero have been unveiled – a new programme of work from the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) and the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) ahead of COP26.  …