ACED Annual Heads of Department Meeting 2016

The 2016 meeting was held on 16 May 2016 at the ICE offices at 1 Great George Street, London


Links to files from the meeting are below:

Welcome to ACED

  • Dr Rachel Horn, University of Sheffield, ACED Chair

Welcome to the ICE and overview of ICE related activities

  • Adrian Coy, Vice-President ICE

Session 1 – Creativity and Innovation
Chair Adrian Coy, Vice-President ICE

  • Creative Engineers – Adrian Bywaters, Laing O-Rourke
  • What creativity skills are designers looking for in graduate Civil Engineers – Chris Lees, Lead Design Manager for HS2
  • An SME perspective – Erol Erturtan, Adept Consulting Engineers Ltd

Update from the JBM – Prof Stephen Garrity, University of Leeds, Chair JBM

Session 2 – Creativity in Engineering Education
Chair Prof Stephen Garrity, Chair JBM

  • Educating creativity – Dr Paul McCombie, university of Bath
  • Embedding creativity in the engineering curriculum – Justin Lunn, University of Leeds

Overview of IStructE related activities – Alan Crossman, President IStructE

Session 3a – Work Based Learning and Placements
Chair Alan Crossman, President IStructE

  • What makes a quality work placement – Prof Mike Sutcliffe, Kingston University and EPC working group on assessment of work-based learning
  • Assessing learning outcomes in experimental learning – Dr Brian Counter, ICE
  • Credit-bearing work-based learning in Civil Engineering – Dr Robert Eadie, Ulster University
  • Engaging with students through work placements – Emily Timson, University of Leeds

Session 3b – Apprenticeships and partnerships with industry
Chair Dr Rachel Horn, Chair ACED

  • Designing a further learning work program in partnership with industry – Andrew McNamara, City University
  • Degree Apprenticeships in Civil Engineering – Sheila Hoile, Technician Apprenticeship Consortium
    – Katherine Hammond, Atkins
    – Louise Pointon, Arup