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Structural Sustainability Conference 2014: feedback request

We are pleased to announce that The Institution of Structural Engineers will host its first ever Structural Sustainability Conference during late 2014.

From the Chief Executive: important relocation update

Updated information on the Institution's temporary accommodation, from Institution Chief Executive Martin Powell.

Statement on the Ashton-Under-Lyne Building Collapse

The collapse of a building on Stamford Street Central in Ashton-Under-Lyne, England on March 28 was caused by a lack of planning and the use of inexperienced contractors, according to The Institution of Structural Engineers.

The Telegraph to partner The Structural Awards 2014

The Institution of Structural Engineers announced today that The Telegraph will be official Partners of The Structural Awards 2014 for the second year running.

From the Chief Executive: Countdown to Bastwick Street

After months of talking and planning, the relocation from 11 Upper Belgrave Street to Bastwick Street has now started in earnest.

Young Structural Engineers’ International Design Competition 2014 – open for entries

This year's competition focuses on transitional shelters.

The Structural Awards 2014: open for entries

The Industry's most prestigious awards ceremony is open for entries.

Institution partners with Elsevier to publish new research journal: Structures

Structures aspires to become the journal of choice for researchers in the field.

EGM votes to enforce mandatory CPD reporting for practising members

Bye-law amendment will allow the Institution to remove from membership any member who fails to comply with its CPD requirements.

New President for The Institution of Structural Engineers

Nick Russell, Director of Thomasons UK, has been appointed the 94th President of The Institution of Structural Engineers.

Council Election 2014

Nominations are sought for candidates for election as:
• Vice-President 2015-16
• Ordinary member of Council 2015-17

Election of members of the Board for 2014 -15

Three new Board members have been elected.

Winners of The Structural Awards 2013 announced

The winners were announced on 15 November, during a ceremony held at the Brewery in London.

New Regional Award introduced to Structural Awards 2014

The Institution of Structural Engineers is pleased to announce that a new “Regional Award” will be open for entries next January, as part of The Structural Awards 2014.

Statement on Richard Rogers’ 80th birthday retrospective

The Institution of Structural Engineers welcomes the new Royal Academy retrospective on the work of architect Richard Rogers.

Calling all final year Students!

Are you a student finishing your course this year? If so, why not apply for Graduate Membership of the Institution of Structural Engineers?

Call for papers: The Structural Engineer BIM Special

The Structural Engineer is now seeking practical examples of projects where Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being deployed and used by structural engineers.

Telegraph sponsors Structural Awards to recognise engineering excellence

The Institution of Structural Engineers announced today that The Telegraph will be Partners of their annual Structural Awards event.

Professional engineering qualifications for lecturers and researchers

Chartered and Associate-Membership via the Research and Development Route: there are a number of candidates who have gained their experience of structural engineering mainly through research and development activity.

Early bird tickets now available for Structural Awards

Tickets for the Structural Awards, the leading event in the industry calendar, are now available to purchase at a 15% discounted rate - but only for a limited time.

Institution member shortlisted for Baroness Platt of Writtle Award

Congratulations to Roger Faires AMIstructE, Senior Structural Engineer at Structa LLP, who was nominated by the Institution in recognition of his outstanding commitment to the engineering profession.

IABSE Guidelines Workshop - 21 June 2013

The Institution of Structural Engineers will host a special IABSE workshop launching the first international guidelines for bridge design competitions on 21 June.

Structural Awards 2013 set to be the biggest ever

The Institution of Structural Engineers thanked the industry today for the flurry of submissions received for The Structural Awards 2013.

Structural Engineer vacancy at the Institution

The Institution is seeking to recruit a dynamic structural engineer with applications closing on the morning of 24 April 2013.

Designing for Champions short film – a structural engineering triumph

The premier for the inspiring “Designing for Champions” 8 minute short film was held at the 2013 Ecobuild event on Tuesday 5 March 2013.

Young Structural Engineer of the Year – open for entries

The Institution’s Young Structural Engineer of the Year (YSEOY) award scheme is now open for entries.

The Kenneth Severn Award 2013 is now open for submissions!

If you’re 28 years of age or younger, the deadline for submitting a 1,500 word answer to the President’s question is 12 April 2013.

Institution of Structural Engineers Research Awards

Applications are being invited for the new Institution of Structural Engineers Research Awards.

Skydiving and seeing red

The Institution’s very own Laura Kirk has jumped on board our RedR fundraising drive, and has decided to attempt a skydive jump to raise money for the international disaster relief charity RedR.

Structural Awards 2013 – A global call for entries

The Institution of Structural Engineers is calling for global submissions for the Industry's most prestigious awards ceremony, the Structural Awards, until 19 April 2013.

Six months on – Olympic campaign victory!

The tireless campaigning of three prominent figures in the design and engineering fields has helped to bring about a landmark deal, finally giving the companies involved the opportunity to be recognised. 

Industry professionals invited to the 15th Young Researchers Conference (YRC)

The Institution of Structural Engineer’s 15th YRC is due to be held in London on 14 March 2013 with LIMITED SPACES available for industry professionals.

Professional Review interviews – First deadline approaching

The deadline of 1 March 2013, for those wishing to enter the first round of 2013 Professional Review Interviews for Technician Membership, is rapidly approaching.

Undergraduate research grant 2011/12 - results announced

Congratulations to Thomas Godfrey and Steven Martin of Loughborough University, who have been awarded the first prize of £250 for this year’s Undergraduate grant scheme.

Election results announced for the Institution Board 2013

The Board is the governing body of the Institution, and is elected annually by members of the Council.

Election results announced for the Institution Board 2013

The Board is the governing body of the Institution, and is elected annually by the Council from amongst its members.

Institution in the Daily Telegraph – 22 November 2012

The Institution’s Young Structural Engineer of the Year (YSEOY), Eva MacNamara, was interviewed in the Daily Telegraph on Thursday 22 November 2012.

GEM response to L'Aquila verdict

The Institution of Structural Engineers is an Associated Participant of the Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM)

Bath University Workshop: Teaching an Understanding of Structural Behaviour

In conjunction with the Institution of Structural Engineers and the University of Bath, Dr David Brohn will be presenting a free-to-attend workshop for academics on 28 January 2013.

Design Victory for Sheffield’s Forge Valley Community School

The Yorkshire Regional Group of the Institution of Structural Engineers recently held their annual Structural Engineering Excellence Awards, the first prize going to Mott MacDonald for their work on the Forge Valley Community School project in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Young Researchers Conference – Open for applications until 7 December 2012

PhD students are being invited by the Institution to apply for a place at the esteemed 15th Young Researchers Conference (YRC) in London on 14 March 2013.

Supreme celebrations for the West Gate Bridge Strengthening project

A buzz of excitement swept the Marriott in Grosvenor Square, London on 2 November as the Institution of Structural Engineers announced the results of this year’s Structural Awards.

Institution Reacts to Government’s engineering pledge

The Institution of Structural Engineers has welcomed the Government’s efforts to promote and boost engineering skills within the UK.

Photo Competition winner announced

The Institution of Structural Engineers is thrilled to announce the winner of our forward-looking, world-wide photography competition, created to raise the profile of structural engineering.

“Ignore everything that you’ve ever learnt”

That was the tongue in cheek advice that was given by Paul Westbury on 3 October to an army of engineering enthusiasts and professionals at this year’s Gold Medal Address, organised by the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Prevailing with Past Presidents’ Prize

Hannah Butlin, a recent graduate of Civil Engineering at University College London, has been awarded the Institution of Structural Engineers Past Presidents' Prize at UCL for Engineering Design at Masters Level.

Exam preparation courses 2013

Peter Gardner and David Lowe will again be offering preparation courses for the Institution's membership examinations. 

Structural Awards 2012 - Book tickets now

With an exceptional shortlist, now is the perfect time to secure your place at this year’s award ceremony and given the extremely high standard of entries, it promises to be another unforgettable evening.

Pai Lin Li Travel Award lecture explores affordable housing in Latin America

The Pai Lin Li Travel Award winners presentation is due to be held on 10 October at our International Headquarters in London.

Are your online Institution details up to date?

To guarantee that you receive your upcoming Subscription Notice without delay, it is important that your email address and personal details are correct within your website profile.

2012 Research Grant holders announced

The Institution of Structural Engineering’s Research Award scheme has awarded £5000 each to two research projects within the field of structural engineering.

Council Election results revealed

Every year, the Institution of Structural Engineers holds annual elections for two Vice-Presidents and ordinary members to form the council.

Castlemeads Footbridge Design Competition winners announced

The Institution of Structural Engineers is delighted to announce that Matthew Myerscough and James Stewart have been selected as the winners in the competition to design a new footbridge to stretch across the River Severn.

Institution examinations 2012: results summary

The Institution’s Chartered and Associate-Membership examinations were held worldwide on Friday 13th April 2012.

John Nolan welcomed by University of Birmingham as Visiting Professor in Innovation

The School of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham have enthusiastically brought Institution President John Nolan into the fold to help the School design applicable and relevant courses, as well as deliver some teaching to inspire structural engineers of the future.

Unique insight into structural engineering for 50 aspiring young engineers

From 24th to 27th July, Coventry University hosted on their campus fifty aspiring young engineers aged 16 and 17  from across the UK.

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) competition winners announced!

Engineers Without Borders UK has had a phenomenal success with its EWB Challenge in its first year, exceeding all expectations and generating huge interest from staff and students across the country. 

Wear Red for RedR

On the 10 February 2012 the Institution took part in fundraising for RedR’s annual flagship event Wear Red for RedR.

Regional Groups - explaining the name change

As you may have noticed, the term ‘Regional Groups’ has been cropping up when referring to Branches, Sections and Divisions. We do realise that some of you may be wondering where this term has come from and why the decision has been made to change the terminology used by the Institution, so we thought it best to explain!

New year, new look for The Structural Engineer and website!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Institution website and a new look for The Structural Engineer.

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