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Engineering Zero - a systems approach

Published: 29/11/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Engineering Zero programme will use the opportunity presented by COP26 to bring the profession together to advance engineering's contribution to net zero. …

Registrant castaway on BBC Desert Island Discs

Registrant castaway on BBC Desert Island Discs

Published: 19/11/2021

Chartered Engineer and disaster relief specialist Dame Jo da Silva CEng MICE MIStructE FREng is this week’s guest on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Desert Island Discs’. …

‘Low-regrets framework’ to support urgent climate change action published

‘Low-regrets framework’ to support urgent climate change action published

Published: 12/11/2021

The National Engineering Policy Centre, a partnership of 43 engineering organisations led by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), has published a ‘low-regrets’ framework to guide government decisions on tackling carbon emissions across the UK. The framework will assist with identifying policy options to help put the country on a pathway to net zero. …

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. …

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

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. …