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Winner of this year’s ICE sponsored Women into Science and Engineering (WISE) apprentice award was Anna Shaw of GlaxoSmithKline.
Alun Griffiths Ltd community relations manager Emma Davis, has won the This is Civil Engineering in Wales top prize this week for her snap of the Tydfil bridge project in Merthry Tydfil. The bridge is part of the Penderyn Square and River Taff Central Link Regeneration Project.
Aecom graduate engineer Samuel Donaldson has scooped £1,500 cash and the much coveted Institution Medal at the 2014 ICE Graduate and Student Papers Competition.
Engineers, youth workers and young people in Croydon, south London have built a mini version of the Cannon Place development above Cannon Street station as part of a project to stimulate interest in civil engineering careers.
The ICE is calling on professionally qualified members to get involved in its new mentoring scheme by registering to mentor or be mentored.
If the engineering community is to rise to the challenges presented by global mega-trends such as climate change, population growth and resource depletion, it must “adopt the vision, tenacity and ingenuity of our Victorian forebears”, new ICE President David Balmforth said last week.
A host of ICE careers events and activities are taking place across the UK this week to mark Tomorrow’s Engineers week 2014, and ensure young people learn more about the exciting and rewarding careers on offer in civil engineering.
A past president of the ICE who saved London from drowning no fewer than 121 times during the Second World War had his valiant efforts honoured last week.
A Brunel University London programme that encourages women into the civil engineering profession has been singled out for praise.
Incoming ICE president David Balmforth has clear views on the future engineer. He tells Mark Hansford what behaviours and skillsets he sees as key for civil engineers seeking to shape a better world.
It is no coincidence that two of Germany’s outstanding gothic cathedrals in Cologne and Ulm are, in their completed forms, nineteenth century structures made possible by modern engineering.
London’s early Underground projects taught engineers valuable lessons about tunnelling. Mike Chrimes reports as the Tube celebrates its 150th anniversary.
Much of my time is occupied with strategic discussions about inspiring young people to become civil engineers. Recently, however, I have had occasion to consider the tremendous contribution of a post-war engineer who devoted 70 years to his profession.