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Chairman of the Trustee Board

The Institution’s Trustee Board has decided, as part of a Governance Review, to separate the roles of President and Trustee Board Chairman.

A site designed by members for members

Silvia Pilotto, Digital and Data Director for the Institution, provides an update for members on the coming changes to

BIM Survey 2018

Read headline results from our 2018 BIM survey. 

New website, new brand: the Institution in 2019

Chief Executive, Martin Powell, describes some of the exciting developments members can expect next year.

The 2018 President’s Award: Alastair Soane

Congratulations to Alastair Soane, Director of Structural-Safety, which oversees the Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety (CROSS) scheme.

Institution appoints three honorary Fellows

The Institution of Structural Engineers appointed three new honorary Fellows during a ceremony at its headquarters building in Bastwick Street, London, on Friday 7 December.

EEFIT (Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team) in Indonesia

Read the EEFIT blog from Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Election of members of the Board for 2019-20

Voting by members of Council 2018 for the election of three members of the Board for 2019-20 closed at 12 noon GMT on 12 November 2018.

Structures: Call for papers

Our research journal, Structures, is seeking contributions to a special issue on sustainable structures.

Report of the Disciplinary Board

In accordance with Procedural Rule 8.4 (01/15/V2PRODB) the following decision of the Disciplinary Board is published with the member’s name.

Cass Hayward Prize

Romain Bessone is awarded the prize in recognition of his outstanding performance in the January Chartered Membership exam. 

Election of Vice-Presidents and Ordinary Council Members 2018

Close of voting: noon on 3 September 2018.

Meet Frazer, Exams Manager

Frazer Clist is the Institution’s new Exams Manager. Here he explains his role, provides some information about the July 2018 and January 2019 exam sittings, and answers some common questions.

Institution members named among Top 50 Women in Engineering 2018 (WE50)

Congratulations to Penny Gowler MIStructE, Associate Director at Elliott Wood, and Rachael De’Ath MIStructE, Senior Structural Engineer with Arup.

Members named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Congratulations to John McRobert and Roma Agrawal.

Free legal advice for members

Institution Members may now access 20 minutes of free legal telephone advice about engineering and business issues covered by construction and engineering law.

General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018.

Glenn Bell receives President’s Award from SEI

Congratulations to Glenn Bell FIStructE, who has been presented with the President’s Award by the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Young Researchers' Conference presentations available

Watch five great presentations from the 2018 Young Researchers' Conference.

The use of UAVs in post-earthquake reconnaissance

EEFIT funded research into the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in post-earthquake reconnaissance missions is now available.

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