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.


Model Building Competition
Published: 16/03/2017

A model building competition took place in the Rankine Building at The University of Glasgow on 8 March.

Recent Evening Presentation Joint meeting with IESIS and IStructE Tuesday, 7th February 2017
Published: 13/02/2017

Meeting the challenge: Geological disposal of UK higher activity radioactive waste



Membership Exam Preparation Course - Glasgow

The Scottish Regional Group will once again be running their helpful membership exam prep course  Taking place across 8 dates, this is an..

Date: 13/03/2017

Location:Arup, 7th Floor, 1 West Regent Street, Glasgow G2 1RW

CROSS - Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety

Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety (CROSS) is a scheme for collecting confidential data on the concerns of structural and civil engineers and..

Date: 16/05/2017

Location:Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

CPD Seminar: Design and detailing of Cellular Beams

This CPD seminar will cover the detailed design of cellular beams manufactured from section. In the first session the aim is to equip the designer with..

Date: 23/05/2017

Location:Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4AE

Bids and Tenders – Winning Work without Cutting Margins

Anne Farr, Managing Director of Rothera Group Ltd, will lead you through the essentials of bidding.   It will be a fast-paced session..

Date: 20/06/2017

Location:Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

Annual Dinner Dance

The dinner will be followed by a short awards ceremony to recognise the achievement of our prize-winners and those recently chartered members. Our prize..

Date: 22/09/2017

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

Member summary

There are  1848 members in this region, broken down as follows:
Honorary Fellow2
Technician Member14

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