Welcome to the Scotland Regional Group

This group represents members of the Institution of Structural Engineers in the area and should be contacted if you have any queries relating to the Institution or to structural engineering in general.

The Scottish Regional Group (formerly branch) was founded in October 1931 with a membership of 154 and under the chairmanship of Professor Sir Thomas Hudson Beare (F), Regius Professor of Engineering, University of Edinburgh. The group celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 1981-82 under the chairmanship of Dr George Geddes CBE, Past President of the Institution (1971-72). The group covers the whole of Scotland with a membership of over 1600.

As well as providing group information and contact details for representatives in this area, these pages also feature relevant news and events specific to the Scotland region. These events and news articles will be updated in due course so please return to this page regularly to ensure you stay abreast with up-to-date information.


Student Model Competition
Published: 03/04/2018

This year’s Student Model Competition was hosted by Napier University, Edinburgh. Teams from Abertay and Dundee Universities impressed with first, second and third places.

Public Speaking Competition
Published: 30/11/2017

The Scotland Regional Group's first Graduate and Student Public Speaking Competition was a great success.


CPD Seminar: Condition Assessment

One of the most challenging tasks that Structural Engineers are required to undertake is the assessment of existing structures. In this context, we are..

Date: 04/09/2018

Location:Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Airthrey Rd, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Grenfell Tower Fire – the Consequences for Regulation

The fire at Grenfell Tower in London was a catastrophe which resulted in the deaths of 72 people. The conclusions from the legal Inquiry into the..

Date: 11/09/2018

Location:TIC, Strathclyde University , 99 George St, Glasgow, G1 1RD

CPD Seminar: Design of Structures for Blast Loading

Programme     Session 1: An introduction to blast   This session will cover the different types of blast which may need to..

Date: 25/09/2018

Location:The Lantern Room, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA

CPD Seminar: Specifying Structural Steelwork - re-scheduled date announced!

David Brown, SCI, will deliver a wide-ranging seminar on specifying structural steel, from sub-grades to welding procedures, from connection concepts to..

Date: 09/10/2018

Location:Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Airthrey Rd, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Scottish Regional Group - Awards, Dinner and Ceilidh

The Institution of Structural Engineers Scottish Regional Group would like to invite you to attend the 2018 Social Event at The Grand Central Hotel..

Date: 26/10/2018

Location:The Grand Ballroom, Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3SF

Member summary

There are  1865 members in this region, broken down as follows:
Honorary Fellow2
Technician Member14

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