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1st November 2023
Celebrating engineering icons with a new themed tube map

In honour of National Engineering Day, Transport for London (TFL) has teamed up with the Royal Academy of Engineering to introduce a specially themed tube map that places the spotlight on the illustrious achievements of renowned engineering icons.

17th October 2023
Royal Academy of Engineering teams up with Deborah Meaden

The public is being asked to release their ‘inner engineer’ by submitting ideas and creations that aim to make daily life more sustainable in the ‘Everyday Engineering’ competition.

Events News
26th September 2023
Investing in our future – the path to net zero

The Royal Academy of Engineering is hosting a free-to-attend panel discussion exploring the future of clean energy technology on Tuesday 3rd October 2023.

18th September 2023
Ceres Power engineer recognised for contribution to novel clean energy technology

Dr Robert Leah, Research Fellow at Ceres Power, is to receive the 2023 Armourers and Brasiers’ Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for his successful application of novel materials science and engineering to green energy technology.

31st July 2023
Lessons for safe and effective adoption of AI in healthcare

Artificial intelligence-based healthcare technologies have great potential to transform health outcomes and the UK’s healthcare system, but there are currently barriers to their adoption and scaleup, and risks that must be managed, according to a report of a FORUM workshop hosted jointly by the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Academy of Engineering.

14th July 2023
Clean energy tech wins UK’s top prize for engineering innovation

Ceres Power’s clean energy technology has won the 2023 MacRobert Award. Honouring the UK’s top engineering innovations, the MacRobert Award was presented to Ceres in recognition of a fuel cell technology that promises to make a major contribution to decarbonising the world at the scale and pace required to save the planet.

10th July 2023
From bionic arms and portable incubators to cybersecurity, four innovators win The Princess Royal Silver Medal

Four of the UK’s leading engineering innovators are to be presented with The Princess Royal Silver Medal, one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s most prestigious individual awards.

23rd June 2023
Series 12 – Episode 6 – INWED: a blueprint for success

On International Women in Engineering Day, Paige West speaks with Catriona Schmolke, Trustee and Vice President of Fellowship Engagement at the Royal Academy of Engineering.

13th June 2023
Finalists for the 2023 MacRobert Award revealed

A leading developer of clean energy technology, enabling the world’s most progressive companies to decarbonise at scale and pace, an AI-based forecasting and risk management tool that could save billions of pounds by preventing project delays and graphene sensors many times more sensitive than established silicon technology are competing to be named the UK’s leading engineering innovation.

3rd May 2023
Industrial Fellowships awarded for engineering projects to help support zero carbon energy

Seven talented engineering researchers have been awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Fellowships for projects that address the journey to a sustainable zero carbon energy future.

25th January 2023
One week left to enter prestigious engineering award

There is just one week left for UK-based engineering innovators to submit entries for this year’s MacRobert Award – the longest running and most prestigious award for UK engineering innovation.

13th January 2023
Two weeks left to enter prestigious engineering award

There are just two weeks left for UK-based engineering innovators to submit entries for this year’s MacRobert Award - the longest running and most prestigious award for UK engineering innovation.

9th November 2022
Space technology pioneer awarded Prince Philip Medal

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Royal Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, presented the Academy’s award, the Prince Philip Medal, to space technology pioneer Dr Asad Madni FREng in London on 8th November.

News & Analysis
2nd November 2022
New research reveals that the UK is an engineering powerhouse!

Research has revealed that the UK is an engineering powerhouse, with the profession generating up to an estimated £645bn gross value added (GVA) to the UK’s economy annually – equivalent to 32% of the country’s economic output.

2nd November 2022
Bake Off stars create edible, working clock to celebrate National Engineering Day

Three former stars of the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) have teamed up for the first time to engineer a unique, edible, clock cake.

6th June 2022
UK innovation shortlist revealed by Royal Academy of Engineering

A dialysis machine that can treat kidney patients in the home, precision agriculture through vertical farming and transformative electron scanning microscopy are vying to be named the UK’s leading engineering innovation of 2022.

23rd September 2019
Three quarters of teenagers don't know what an engineer is

Royal Academy of Engineering highlights that misconceptions about engineers and lack of understanding of the profession means young people are missing opportunities to make a difference to our world. New research1 has revealed that 76% of young people aged 11 to 19 do not know a lot about what people working in engineering do.

Events News
5th June 2017
The reach of ‘More Electric Aircraft’ extended

A five year engineering research project is set to extend the application of electric technology to a wider range of aircraft.

30th September 2016
Fibre-optic lasers of the future

New fibre-optic lasers that can deliver high-power beams efficiently over long distances are to be developed by the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair at the University of Southampton, with support from SPI Lasers.  

28th July 2015
Less than half of engineering graduates go into engineering

A report published by the Royal Academy of Engineering shows that fewer than half of engineering graduates go into professional engineering jobs. The research in Pathways to success in engineering degrees and careers also shows that students who study engineering at post-1992 universities are just as likely to get professional engineering jobs as those from Russell Group and other pre-1992 universities. In some cases, post-1992 students are, in f...

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