Congress 2008

Congress 2008 photo

The 2008 Congress was held at Warwick University from 1st to 2nd April.

The themes were The Future of Engineering Education, University Research Collaboration, Links and Funding, International Issues of Engineering Education and Research Excellence Framework. The Congress dinner was held at Coombe Abbey.

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya WMG The Future of Engineering Education 424KB
Professor Julia King Aston University Educating Engineers for the 21st Century
Professor Helen Atkinson University of Leicester Funding of Engineering Teaching in UK Universities 4.87MB
Andrew Ramsey Engineering Council Further Learning and Employer Engagement 565KB
Sir Anthony Cleaver ETB ETB – The Way Ahead 142KB
William Cannell ERC European Research Council – A New Funding Mechanism for Frontier Research 3.37MB
David Way TSB The Technical Strategy Board: Driving Innovation 1.54MB
Ian Cameron RCUK Research Careers and High Level Skills – Training and Supporting the Best International Researchers 717KB
Paul Norris UK NARIC Recent Reforms in International Engineering Education 406KB
Professor Mary Ritter Imperial College London The Implications of Bologna for Engineering: Our experience at Imperial 293KB
Rama Thirunamachandran HEFCE Research Excellence Framework 304KB
Tony Unsworth University of Durham REF: Research Excellence Framework or Readily Elicited Figures 335KB
David Delpy EPSRC RAE to REF: a Research Council View 193KB
Pat Killingley British Council The Prime Minster’s Initiative 1.51MB