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People and Papers Awards 2024

Read award-winning papers and discover members recognised for their commitment to the Institution.

Date – 7 June 2024
Author – IStructE
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Annual General Meeting 2024 notice

Date – 31 May 2024
Author – IStructE
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Scottish Structural Engineering Project Awards 2024

We are pleased to announce that the Scottish Structural Awards – Projects 2024 are now open for entries!! The closing date for entries is Friday 12 July 2024.

Date – 31 May 2024
Author – IStructE
Price – Free
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Enter the North West Structural Awards 2024

The awards recognise great structural engineering excellence in the North West of England.

Date – 8 May 2024
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Join The Structural Engineer advisory group

If you are a small business director/owner and could offer some of your time to support The Structural Engineer magazine, we'd like to hear from you.

Date – 3 May 2024
Author – IStructE
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Structural engineers secure Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) registration

IStructE’s 2023 pilot success sees roll-out of the scheme for eligible members.

Date – 1 May 2024
Author – IStructE
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<h4>New Structural Compendium published for the assessment of Higher Risk Buildings in the UK</h4>

New Structural Compendium published for the assessment of Higher Risk Buildings in the UK

The Institution of Structural Engineers’ guidance will help with an important process for managing structural safety risks.

Date – 1 May 2024
Author – IStructE
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<h4>News release: IStructE comments on DLUHC Futures Homes and Future Buildings consultations</h4>

News release: IStructE comments on DLUHC Futures Homes and Future Buildings consultations

The Institution sees this as a missed opportunity to regulate embodied carbon to meet the UK’s net zero legal commitments.

Date – 17 April 2024
Author – IStructE
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IStructE statement: Francis Scott Key Bridge Baltimore collapse

IStructE believes that ongoing risk assessment of structures is critical. Investigators will review the pier design and changes to vessel impact protection devices to determine potential shortfalls in risk management. Bridge expert Ian Firth, independent consultant, IStructE’s past-President and a Fellow shared his views.

Date – 26 March 2024
Author – IStructE
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<h4>IStructE publishes the outcomes of five disciplinary cases from 2023</h4>

IStructE publishes the outcomes of five disciplinary cases from 2023

The Institution publishes the outcomes of five separate cases arising out of complaints submitted to the Institution.

Date – 13 March 2024
Author – IStructE
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Embodied carbon regulation - alignment of industry policy recommendations

UK political party leaders urged to make manifesto commitments for embodied carbon regulation in the UK.

Date – 31 January 2024
Author – Various
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The Regenerative Structural Engineer front cover

Engineers call for the design of buildings, towns and cities that will repair the natural world

We must move from an agenda of “do less harm” to one of “do more good”.

Date – 24 January 2024
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Michael Pawlyn reviews 'The regenerative structural engineer' book

"The book is illustrated with excellent case studies where structural engineers have played a pivotal role in aiming higher in the system to create new business enterprises."

Date – 23 January 2024
Author – IStructE
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IStructE new President Tanya de Hoog launches her vision

Tanya de Hoog FIStructE, the Institution of Structural Engineers’ new President for 2024, calls on her profession, and those in the wider built environment, to harness their collective expertise to accelerate meaningful, scalable, and positive change towards the environment and humanity.

Date – 23 January 2024
Author – IStructE
The Structural Engineer
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Putting the net-zero hierarchy into practice: Build nothing

Emily Halliwell introduces a new series of notes that will signpost key climate resources for IStructE members around each level in the hierarchy of net-zero design.

Date – 2 January 2024
Author – Emily Halliwell
Price – £0
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Inclusive design brings economic benefits, says new guidance from IStructE

Design of buildings and spaces needs to remove barriers to inclusivity - including age, disability, ethnicity, gender, and neuro-divergence.

Date – 6 December 2023
Author – IStructE
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The Building Safety Act – Demonstrating competence

In accordance with the Building Safety Act 2022 engineers working on Higher-Risk Buildings (HRB) will be required to demonstrate their competence to do so. The Institution of Structural Engineers and Institution of Civil Engineers are developing a joint registration process to enable members of both institutions to demonstrate their competence against a new structural engineering HRB standard

Date – 23 November 2023
Author – IStructE
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IStructE wins Sustainability Champion 2023 Award

The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) has been named Sustainability Champion of the year at the prestigious Association Excellence Awards .

Date – 8 November 2023
Author – IStructE
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IStructE statement & FAQs: Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC)

The latest RAAC guidance and how to mitigate risk moving forward.

Date – 25 October 2023
Author – IStructE
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News release: Concrete production - GGBS is "a limited and constrained global resource"

Ground granulated blast furnace slag's (GGBS) used to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in concrete needs to be carefully considered, recommends a new paper.

Date – 22 September 2023
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IStructE wins at the British Parking Awards 2023

IStructE wins the Special Jury Award at the 2023 British Parking Awards for its Car park design guidance.

Date – 19 September 2023
Author – IStructE
The Structural Engineer
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Spotlight on Structures (August 2023)

The Featured Article for Volume 52 of Structures is about finite element analysis to predict shear behaviour of headed studs in steel ultra-high performance concrete slabs.

Date – 1 August 2023
Author – The Institution of Structural Engineers
Price – £0
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Inspiring the next generation

Will Arnold, Head of Climate Action at the Institution of Structural Engineers, discusses what motivates him, his career choices, and why he’s bringing the sustainability message to engineers of the future.

Date – 27 July 2023
Author – IStructE
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Regional Group Elections 2023

The new UK and Ireland Regional Group structure is currently being piloted by Ireland, Northwest UK and Scotland, and nominations are sought for positions vacant within these three ‘new style’ Regional Groups.

Date – 17 July 2023
Author – IStructE
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<h4>Corporate Statement: Response to NAO reports</h4>

Corporate Statement: Response to NAO reports

Statement from the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) about the National Audit Office (NAO) reports: Condition of school buildings and DfE sustainability overview.

Date – 14 July 2023
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News release: Circular economy guidance

The Institution of Structural Engineers’ (IStructE) new guidance focuses on the circular economy as part of the answer to tackling climate change and resource depletion in the built environment.

Date – 12 July 2023
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News Release: Car park design needs to evolve to cope with bigger, heavier electric cars

Car parks are established parts of our built environment, and with the growth of electric vehicles, these building’s structural design needs to be carefully considered to ensure they are fire-safe, sustainable and secure for public use.

Date – 3 July 2023
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Young Structural Engineering Professional Award 2023 Winners

Congratulations to the joint winners of the 2023 Young Structural Engineering Professional Award

Date – 29 June 2023
Author – IStructE
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International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), celebrates the amazing work that women engineers around the world are doing to support lives and livelihoods every day.

Date – 22 June 2023
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People and Papers Awards 2023

Read award-winning papers and discover members recognised for their commitment to the Institution.

Date – 14 June 2023