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The panel identifies specific training needs and informs members of relevant codes and good practice.
It identifies key professional competencies required to work in disaster relief, urban and rural development, resilience planning and other humanitarian activities.
It also maintains contact with relevant charities and UK Government agencies.
As an experienced practitioner in the humanitarian and international development sector you will work with the panel to provide useful guidance and updates to members working in this area.
You will attend four meetings a year and have full access to all related documents. You will undertake some work between meetings.
Participating in the panel is a great way to contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
We invite expressions of interest in panel membership each September, contacting all members except Student Members.
Contact the panel if you have questions about their work.
Explore our range of online training, recorded lectures and up and coming events.
This article provides a realistic overview of the practical and ethical considerations when seeking to work in the sector.
This evolving series of FAQs provides guidance on considerations when acting in the humanitarian and international development sector.
An introduction to the goals and how structural engineers can use them to tackle the climate crisis and create a better world.
Tom Newby has spent the last 14 years forging careers in two fields – structural engineering and humanitarian aid. His dual roles have seen him work in Bath, Haiti, New York, the Philippines, London and Nepal.
Jo reflects on her own career and looks ahead to 2050, discussing the role structural engineers play in creating safe, sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities.
Seb Kaminski MIStructE talks about his experiences in the humanitarian and international development sector. Seb is a full member of the Institution's Humanitarian and International Development Panel.
Tom Newby MIStructE talks about his experiences in the humanitarian and international development sector. Tom is the current Chair of the Institution's Humanitarian and International Development Panel.
Meet the esteemed judging panel for this year’s Young Structural Engineer International Design Competition and find out what they are looking for ahead of the competition winner’s announcement.
The report of the 2019 Research into Practice Award winner. The project report covers the development of accurate assessment and design procedures for FRP retrofit solutions. The project outcomes were incorporated in to the Turkish Earthquake Code and New Zealand Seismic Assessment Guidelines to be used by structural engineers.
This EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the Mw6.4 earthquake which struck Albania on 26 November 2019.
This report is produced by Learning from Earthquakes on behalf of EEFIT. It details the remote reconnaissance that was undertaken following the Mw5.3 earthquake.
Learn how to reduce damage and facilitate disaster recovery through earthquake resilient engineering.
This case study examines assessing and improving the wind resistance of bamboo emergency shelters in the Rohingya refugee camps.
This resource features two case studies. They describe how engineers engaged with the local community following the earthquake of 2015.