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Welcome to a collection of news stories from around the world on the themes of engineering and design.Click on the link beside each feature to read more.You can sort through the news items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.


New policy centre to drive engineering’s dialogue with government

The newly launched National Engineering Policy Centre will help engineers talk to policymakers with one voice writes Royal Academy of Engineering President, Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS HonFIEDwho is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institution

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Nominations are now open for the IED Annual Prize for Final Year Students on IED Accredited Degree Courses

The annual IED prize is awarded to IED student members who produce an outstanding performance on their final project.

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Call to Members: Responsible Innovation - What are your views?

BSI and Innovate UK are currently working together to develop a framework for the responsible governance of innovative technologies. Companies involved in these activities are increasing asked to demonstrate they are behaving responsibly, especially if the technology involved is likely to be ...

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 Royal Academy of Engineering Colin Campbell Mitchell Award

The Colin Campbell Mitchell Award commemorates the life and work of one of Scotland's most accomplished marine engineers. Edinburgh-born Colin Campbell Mitchell OBE FRSE (1904-69) had a long and distinguished career with Brown Brothers Engineering, where he pioneered the development of the steam ...

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year

A £3,000 prize for early career UK engineers, supported by the Worshipful Company of Engineers

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 Sir Frank Whittle Medal

For outstanding and sustained achievement in any engineering discipline

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Your Institution needs you!

The IED is run by a small permanent staff, but the majority of our activities are carried out by volunteers. Active Members give their time to help with a range of activities, including: assessment of applications, accreditation of courses, compiling the content of the journal and guiding the ...

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10 Years of TeenTech - 2019 will be a busy year!

There are so many ways that you can get involved and help us inspire and support young people across the UK.

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 MacRobert Award

The MacRobert Award, now celebrating its 50th year, is the UK's longest-running and most prestigious national prize for engineering innovation

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Video 'Tinkering' children make robots, planes and catapults

Primary pupils in Manchester have been building robots, planes, vehicles and catapults, using their creativity and problem solving skills under a teaching approach dubbed "tinkering".

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