News & events

 
2 Dec 2024

RA Committee Meeting 2nd December 2024

There will be a meeting of the RA Committee taking place 2nd December at midday.

Events
13 Nov 2024

EPC Board Meeting 13th November 2024

There will be a meeting of the EPC Board taking place Wednesday 13th November from 11.00-14.00.

Events
25 Sep 2024

EES Committee Meeting 25th September 2024

There will be a meeting of the EES committee taking place 25th September at 12.30pm.

Events
24 Sep 2024

RIKT Committee Meeting 24th September 2024

There will be a meeting of the RIKT committee taking place Tuesday 24th September at 11.30am.

Events
17 Sep 2024

RA Committee Meeting 17th September 2024

There will be a meeting of the RA committee taking place 17th September at midday.

Events
25 Jul 2024

All In For Engineering: Co-designing a neuro-inclusive future

We believe that an inclusive and positive university experience for neurodiverse engineering students is fair, healthy, and what the engineering profession – and society – needs. Universities and engineering faculties...

Events
16 Jul 2024

RA Committee Meeting 16th July 2024

There will be a meeting of the RA committee taking place Tuesday 16th July at 10.30am.

Events
3 Jul 2024

Annual General Meeting 3rd July 2024

Our Annual General Meeting will take place Wednesday 3rd July at 10am.

Events
2 Jul 2024

EPC Board Meeting 2nd July 2024

There will be a meeting of the EPC Board taking place Tuesday 2nd July at 11am.

Events
2 Jul 2024 - 3 Jul 2024

PEE24: The Practical Engineering Education Conference

Excitement is building as we gear up for the third Practical Engineering Education Conference (PEE24), scheduled to take place on July 2nd and 3rd at The University of Sheffield’s Diamond...

Events
1 Jul 2024

EES Committee Meeting 1st July 2024

There will be a meeting of the EES committee taking place Monday 1st July at 1pm.

Events
27 Jun 2024

InterEngineering: Re-Engineering Pride Webinar Series - Going Beyond the Rainbow

Re-Engineering Pride Webinar Series – Going Beyond the Rainbow As Pride Month unfolds, many companies adopt logos reflecting the pride or progress pride flag. While these gestures are important, they...

Events
26 Jun 2024

RIKT Committee Meeting 26th June 2024

There will be a meeting of the RIKT committee taking place Wednesday 26th June at 12.30pm.

Events
20 Jun 2024

All In For Engineering: Co-designing a neuro-inclusive future

We believe that an inclusive and positive university experience for neurodiverse engineering students is fair, healthy, and what the engineering profession – and society – needs. Universities and engineering faculties...

Events
18 Jun 2024

Spotlight on ethics: Financially and politically motivated misinformation about STEM research

Who should be responsible for the messaging and processes for public health decisions?

Toolkits
18 Jun 2024

RA Committee Meeting 18th June 2024

There will be a meeting of the RA committee taking place Tuesday 18th June at 10.30am.

Events
17 Jun 2024

Latest news from the world of engineering

17th June: The King’s Birthday Honours The EPC would like to congratulate all the many EPC members and friends who have been recognised in this year’s Birthday Honours list. 17th...

News
17 Jun 2024

Spotlight on ethics: Developing a school chatbot for student support services

Developing a school chatbot for student support services, addresses the ethical issues of bias, social responsibility, risk and privacy.

Toolkits
17 Jun 2024 - 18 Jun 2024

UK and Ireland Engineering Education Research Network Annual Symposium: 17th – 18th June 2024

Registration has now closed for this event.  The UK & Ireland EERN are pleased to announce the Annual Symposium for 2024, hosted by Ulster University on the Belfast campus.

Events
17 Jun 2024

DfE Advanced British Standard consultation

The Department for Education (DfE) has proposed far reaching reform of A levels and T levels and a cull of other level 3 qualifications. A proposed Baccalaureate-style qualification framework for...

News
17 Jun 2024

Engineers and educators recognised in Birthday Honours

The EPC would like to congratulate all the EPC members and friends who have been recognised in 2024’s King’s Birthday Honours list, including: Prof Karen Halford FREng CBE, Vice Chancellor...

News
9 Jun 2024 - 11 Jun 2024

EAN Congress 2024: Engineers for the future

This event has now taken place. Delegate information can still be accessed with the password provided at the Congress. Feedback is gratefully received.   As always, we offer an impressive...

Events
9 Jun 2024

Public Lecture: Mark Drakeford on 'Making a better future'

Registration is now open

Events
8 Jun 2024

Engineers 2030 consultation

The Engineering Professors’ Council, in collaboration with our Engineers Without Borders UK partners, invites you to contribute to the National Engineering Policy Centre’s visions and principles for Engineers 2030. Engineers...

Consultations
6 Jun 2024

Guest blog: AI and professional registration

Catherine Elliott, Education and Skills Manager, Engineering Council Although Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not new, recent technological advances mean that it is more readily accessible than ever before. The DfE...

News
5 Jun 2024

Congress 2024 early career staff offer

This offer has already been snapped up. Please book using the incredible value Early career staff rate via Register, below. We are delighted to be able to offer 5 early...

News
4 Jun 2024

Congress Steering Meeting 4th June 4pm

There will be a Congress Steering Group Meeting 4th June at 4pm  

Events
3 Jun 2024

What's in the Intellectual Property Toolkit?

Resources created by the Intellectual Property Office.

Toolkits
3 Jun 2024

Policy Update: May 2024

At our recent series of support webinars for EPC Reps in member institutions, Chief Executive Johnny Rich gave the following run-down of what’s going on in higher education, politics and...

News
30 May 2024

LAST CHANCE TO BOOK: Three panels and three presentation series at EAN Congress

The Engineering Academics Network Annual Congress is the flagship event of the EPC each year and in 2024, our theme is ‘Engineers for the Future’. We will be exploring the...

News
28 May 2024

'Engineering Accreditation Board' under review

When an engineering programme is to be accredited by more than one of the professional engineering institutions (PEIs), joint visits have for a number of years been managed through the...

News
27 May 2024

What's in the Enterprise Collaboration Toolkit?

Finding just what you need in the toolkit is now easier than ever.

Toolkits
22 May 2024

Rep Support 2024: Session 3

This online session is your perfect introduction to being an EPC representative: what it involves, what’s in it for you, and how you can do the best job possible for...

Events
20 May 2024

What are the top ethical issues in engineering today?

What are the top ethical issues in engineering today, and how can you incorporate these in your teaching?

Toolkits
17 May 2024

Four keynotes you can’t afford to miss at EAN Congress in less than four weeks' time

The Engineering Academics Network Annual Congress is the flagship event of the EPC each year and in 2024, our theme is ‘Engineers for the Future’. We will be exploring the...

News
15 May 2024

PHEE Annual Conference (in conjunction with AiME and co-sponsored by EPC)

We are pleased to invite you to attend the annual PHEE-AiME Conference which will now be delivered online in a half day.

Events
10 May 2024

Fewer than five weeks until Congress - grab one of five remaining free early career staff spaces

These spaces have now been snapped up. You can still book at the heavily discounted ECS rate though. With fewer than five weeks until Engineering Academics Network Congress 2024, we...

News
30 Apr 2024

Rep Support 2024: Session 2

This online session is your perfect introduction to being an EPC representative: what it involves, what’s in it for you, and how you can do the best job possible for...

Events
25 Apr 2024

IfATE Lifelong Learning Entitlement Consultation response

The Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education consulted on how the employer stamp of approval should be granted to qualifications funded through the Lifelong Learning Entitlement (LLE), seeking input on...

News
24 Apr 2024

Engineering Ethics Toolkit in the news

The #EngineeringEthicsToolkit as featured in external news articles, blogs, podcasts etc.

Toolkits
23 Apr 2024

Rep Support 2024: Session 1

This online session is your perfect introduction to being an EPC representative: what it involves, what’s in it for you, and how you can do the best job possible for...

Events
23 Apr 2024

Congress Steering Group Meeting 23rd April 2024

The next Congress Steering Group meeting will take place Tuesday 23rd April 9am – 10:30am

Events
8 Apr 2024

Congress Steering 8th April 2024

       

Events
28 Mar 2024

Webinar: Introducing the Sustainability Toolkit

Join our webinar as we unveil our new Sustainability Toolkit, showcasing its wealth of resources and demonstrating how they can assist engineering educators in seamlessly integrating sustainability content into their...

Events
27 Mar 2024

EPC engineering enrolments survey: your views are important to us

Every autumn, the EPC conducts a survey of our member universities to determine an indicative snapshot of engineering undergraduate and postgraduate enrolments across the sector. We are grateful to our...

News
25 Mar 2024

Congress 2024 Steering Group Meeting 25th March

There will be a Congress Steering Group Meeting on Monday 25th March at 10:00AM

Events
25 Mar 2024

Blog: There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign.

Mike Murray, [Senior Teaching Fellow in Construction Management], discusses how he developed and implemented a teaching resource in the Sustainability Toolkit, and what he’s learned from integrating it into his...

Toolkits
22 Mar 2024

Embracing Neurodiversity in Engineering: A path to better understanding

For Neurodiversity Celebration Week, today’s guest blog visits what we know and what we don’t know about neurodiversity in HE engineering.   Prof Beverley Gibbs PhD CEng FIET is Director...

News
22 Mar 2024

Why did you decide to be an engineer?

The inspiring keynote from 3rd year Chemical Engineering student Kayley Thacker that took the Royal Academy of Engineering by storm at the launch of Engineers 2030 and the EPC's own...

News
21 Mar 2024

Embracing Neurodiversity in Engineering: A path to professional registration

For Neurodiversity Celebration Week, we share details of the Engineering Council’s ‘Guidance Note on supporting neurodivergent applicants for registration’   Ben Jones is Product Manager at the Engineering Council. Carolyn...

News
20 Mar 2024

Embracing Neurodiversity in Engineering: A path to a neuro-inclusive future

For Neurodiversity Celebration Week, our own EPC student data fellow makes a compelling case for a neurodiversity-affirming approach in engineering HE.   Zoe McCready is a final year Politics and...

News
19 Mar 2024

Embracing Neurodiversity in Engineering: A path to success through lived experience

For Neurodiversity Celebration Week, we hear from an experienced professional in ground engineering a who is neurodivergent (autistic, dyslexic, and dyspraxic) and visually impaired.   Martin Griffin (CEng, FIMMM, CGeol,...

News
18 Mar 2024

RAEng event: Engineers 2030: Rethinking engineering and technology skills for the 21st century

To celebrate the launch of the Sustainability Toolkit on the 18th March 2024, we will be participating in a series of events to showcase this much-needed resource for integrating sustainability throughout...

Events
18 Mar 2024

Media Release: Engineering Professors’ Council launches major new resource to transform sustainability in engineering education

Media release 18th March 2024 As part of a major initiative to ensure the engineers of tomorrow can rise to the challenges of the climate emergency, the Engineering Professors’ Council...

Press & media
18 Mar 2024

Embracing Neurodiversity in Engineering: A path to sustainable development

To kick off Neurodiversity Celebration Week, we bring you the first of a series of guest blogs…   Prof Amanda Kirby, Neurodiversity expert and founder and CEO of Do-IT Solutions...

News
17 Mar 2024

Blog: Welcome to the EPC's new Sustainability Toolkit

The EPC has introduced a major new initiative to ensure the engineers of tomorrow can rise to the challenges of the climate emergency: The Sustainability Toolkit, produced with support from...

News
12 Mar 2024

IfATE Lifelong Learning Entitlement Consultation

The EPC response to this consultation can be found here. The Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education is consulting on how the employer stamp of approval should be granted to...

Consultations
12 Mar 2024

Lifelong Learning Entitlement

By Joshua Mitchell, EPC Data Fellow What is the Lifelong Learning Entitlement The Lifelong Learning Entitlement (LLE) is a scheme designed to change access to and the whole overarching purpose...

News
11 Mar 2024

Congress 2024 Steering Group Meeting 11th March

There will be a Congress Steering Group Meeting on Monday 11th March at 2pm

Events
8 Mar 2024

Guest blog: International women’s day: let’s tackle the sexism in engineering

Jessica Upton You don’t need to look beyond the gender imbalance in engineering to realise that the sector has a problem. This International Women’s Day, I’d like to celebrate those...

News
4 Mar 2024

In memoriam: Dr Thurai Rahulan

This tribute to Thurai Rahulan, a much-loved and admired member of the EPC Board for many years, has been kindly written by Dr. Andreea Koreanschi, his long-standing colleague in Aeronautical...

News
28 Feb 2024

EPC Board Meeting 28th February 2024

There will be a meeting of the EPC Board taking place Wednesday 28th February 2024 at 10am.

Events
27 Feb 2024

RA Committee Meeting 27th February 2024

There will be a meeting of the RA committee taking place Tuesday 27th February at midday.

Events
27 Feb 2024

Congress 2024 Steering Group Meeting

There will be a Congress Steering Group meeting on Tuesday 27th February at 10am.

Events
22 Feb 2024

DfE call for evidence on Generative AI in education consultation response

The EPC’s Education, Employability and Skills Committee responded to The Department for Education (DfE) position on generative AI in and subsequent call for evidence. This was informed by a full...

News
21 Feb 2024

EPC data dive workshop: student completions (HESA) data

This is an Engineering Academic Network members-only workshop to introduce the EPC's advanced online Data portal resource. We are confident this offer will enable engineering HE data analysis for our...

Events
15 Feb 2024

DfE Advanced British Standard consultation

The EPC response to this consultation can be found here. The Department for Education (DfE) is seeking to introduce  a new Baccalaureate-style qualification framework for 16 to 19 year-olds, the...

Consultations
13 Feb 2024

Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) Apprenticeship Public Survey

The EPC did not respond to this consultation. IfATE has launched an Apprenticeship Public Survey for Engineering & Manufacturing. The survey relates to apprenticeship materials across seven routes (including Business...

Consultations
6 Feb 2024

EES Committee Meeting 6th February 2024

There will be a meeting of the EES committee taking place Tuesday 6th February at 11.30.

Events
5 Feb 2024

RIKT Committee Meeting - 5th February 2024

There will be a meeting of the RIKT committee taking place Monday 5th February at midday.

Events
5 Feb 2024

Congress 2024 Steering Group Meeting

Please find following details of the next Congress 2024 Steering Group Meeting

Events
5 Feb 2024

Ethics Ambassadors - Leadership team confirmed

The Engineering Professors’ Council is pleased to announce the appointment of the leadership team for its Ethics Ambassadors community. The Ethics Ambassadors community was created in March 2023, to expand...

Toolkits
30 Jan 2024

Webinar: Maths for Engineering – Do T Levels add up?

T Levels are being rolled out as the intended flagship technical alternative to A Levels, but are they suitable as a pathway to Engineering Higher Education? Is the Maths content...

Events
26 Jan 2024

Maths for Engineering: Do T levels add up?

Read the findings of the EPC's research project into the suitability of the Maths content of T levels as a pathway into engineering

EPC Publications
26 Jan 2024

Compensation and condonement: how far should accreditation go?

Katy Turff, Deputy CEO of the Engineering Council, invites your views on how much flexibility should be built into accredited courses

News
24 Jan 2024 - 25 Jan 2024

EPC Retreat 2024

The EPC Retreat will take place from lunchtime Wednesday 24th to lunchtime Thursday 25th January 2024. Further details will be added shortly.

Events
17 Jan 2024

EPC data dive workshop: engineering enrolments 2023

This is an Engineering Academic Network members-only workshop to introduce the EPC's advanced online Data portal resource. We are confident this offer will enable engineering HE data analysis for our...

Events
17 Jan 2024

Scoop! EPC Engineering Enrolments Survey Results 2023/24

The results of the of the 2023 EPC Engineering Enrolments survey are now available. Our results can be explored using our members-only Data explorer, through the slide-deck or by reading...

News
15 Jan 2024

RA Committee Meeting 15th January 2024

There will be a meeting of the RA committee taking place Monday 15th January at midday.

Events
15 Jan 2024

Steering Group Meeting - Congress 2024

The next Steering Group meeting will take place on the 15th January 2024

Events
14 Jan 2024 - 17 Jan 2024

GEDC Industry Forum - 14-17 January 2024

A unique gathering for engineering leadership teams in academia and industry Location: Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China Date: Sunday 14th to Wednesday 17th January 2024 Themes:...

Events
9 Jan 2024

Spotlight on ethics: Power-to-food technologies

Could the shift of food production from soil to chemical industries concentrate power in the hands of a few?

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