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

  • Rising Seas: the Engineering Challenge

    In essence, the engineering challenge of designing for rising seas and the associated risk of coastal flooding is rooted in instability.

  • Public Perceptions: Driverless Cars

    One in three adults think we will never switch to having only driverless cars on UK roads

  • Exploring the Evolution of Low-Carbon Local Energy

    The nature of local energy is changing fast. Instead of single technology projects that generate heat and/or electricity, we are now seeing more joined-up schemes that might involve energy storage, smart demand management, and more consumer engagement.

Get in touch

Contact our Press Office for enquiries about our policies and reports.

Open Monday to Friday, 9:15-17:30. Excludes bank holidays.

For out of hours, call +44 (0)7730 644 134 or
 +44 (0)7713565683

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

Every month, our Press Office produces a round up of our press coverage for that month

View our press coverage