Published: 18 February 2015

The future of Caribbean design

Careers, Education

The Institution’s Caribbean Regional Group held its 7th Annual Secondary Schools Design Competition on 31 January at The University of West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad. Savitree Singh and Tiffani de Verteuil, both Graduate Members of the Institution, helped out at the event. Here they talk us through the Competition and explain why they volunteer.

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Published: 09 February 2015

Engineering: creative, inspiring, fun

Careers, Education

Tim Ibell, Associate Dean (research) at The University of Bath, is President of The Institution of Structural Engineers for 2015. Here Tim, who has been a Chartered Member of the Institution since 2001, talks about his vision for structural engineering.

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Published: 13 January 2015

Studying to be an engineer


Joseph (12) is a student at St Thomas Moore Language College in London. Here he explains why he would like to be an engineer.


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Published: 10 December 2014

Building bridges with the next generation of engineers

Bridges, Careers, Education, Women Engineers

Kristina Scheibler-Frood (24) and Joanna Stanyard (23) are structural engineers working at the firm URS. During November they spent time at the St Thomas Moore Language College in London, volunteering at the school’s Monday evening science club - bringing engineering alive for interested children through a bridge building competition run over five weeks. Here they tell us why this work is so important.


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Published: 09 December 2014

A career shaping the world

Careers, Education, Women Engineers

Faith Wainwright MBE, FREng, graduated from Oxford University and joined Arup in 1983, when she also joined the Institution. She became a Chartered member in 1987 and a Fellow in 2002.  During her career she has designed a number of remarkable projects and currently is a Director and leader of Arup University. Here she talks about her career in structural engineering, her current role, and her thoughts on women in the profession.


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