Policy & Press

WE PROVIDE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ADVICE AND GUIDANCE TO GOVERNMENT, THE MEDIA, INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA AND THE PUBLIC.

Latest Press REleases

Latest reports and policy statements

  • Automation and Autonomy

    Society has long been comfortable with, indeed fascinated by, automation.

  • Engineering out fashion waste

    Annual growth in global demand for clothing is projected to increase from 1.5% in 2016 to between 3.5 and 4.5% by the end of 2018, and is likely to continue to grow beyond this.

  • Never too late: Profiling female engineering apprentices

    Many more young women could be interested in becoming engineering apprentices but for them to be “converted” to engineering, there needs to be more support and encouragement later in their school careers.

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Our Themes

We focus on providing thought leadership across six critical engineering themes.

  • Education

    Inspiring, preparing and supporting tomorrow’s engineers, and raising the profile of engineering and engineering careers.

  • Energy

    Promoting sustainable energy use and engineering sustainable supply to support our economy and modern lifestyles.

  • Environment

    Promoting economic growth while mitigating and adapting to climate change and the depletion of natural resources.

  • Healthcare

    Promoting health, fitness and wellbeing in a growing and ageing population through technology and engineering.

  • Manufacturing

    Supporting the engineers, encouraging new technology and boosting the supply chain to contribute to a prosperous and growing manufacturing sector.

  • Transport

    Promoting safe, efficient, integrated transport systems with minimal congestion and reduced emissions.

Press coverage

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