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A series of published papers on gender and diversity issues in civil engineering will be available to read free of charge this week, as part of ICE Publishing’s National Women in Engineering Day celebrations.
Bechtel senior engineer Claire Rose, a nominee for the Rising Star category of the 2015 Women in Construction Awards, shares the moment she took the first passenger train across the Elevated Railway in Reading after managing its construction. She says how it felt to pass her professional review, and what she thinks would inspire more women to join the profession.
Mary Fergusson is thought to be the first woman in the UK to have had a full-time care er as an engineer and was the first female ICE Fellow.
The ICE and its members are showcasing civil engineering as a career for women this week, marking National Women in Engineering Day 2015 on 23 June.
Now is the time for industry-wide change.
ICE President David Balmforth has called for more ICE members to donate to the Benevolent Fund and help their colleagues.
Children and their families are being offered a 10%discount for ICE’s annual “ICE & Snow” skiing and engineering trip to Meribel in France this December.
The ICE Benevolent Fund ran a stress and resilience workshop in May as part of a new training focus for the organisation.
ICE Council elections are now open, giving members the opportunity to have their say on who should help lead their Institution.
Spring marks the 250th anniversary of a significant breakthrough in the development of the steam engine: James Watt’s invention of the separate condenser.
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.