Australian IChemE 2012 board announcements
IChemE’s Australian board convened recently for its first meeting of the year with Moses O. Tadé taking over as Chair for the next two years.
Much work ahead for UK industry
UK energy intensive industries need to develop and implement new technologies to meet emission reduction targets, as outlined in a briefing by the first recipient of a new chemical engineering fell...
UK chemical engineering applications up despite national decline
Applications for UK undergraduate degree courses in chemical engineering continue to rise, despite a marked overall decline in applications for the 2012/2013 academic year.
UK universities celebrate record chemical engineering intake
The number of students opting to study chemical engineering at UK universities increased by 16% this year, with record student numbers totalling more than 2000 for the first time.
A new vision for desalination
A lively discussion ensued at the recent Western Australia Joint Chemical Engineering Committee (WA JCEC) AGM and dinner, following a presentation by special guest speaker Neil Palmer, CEO of the N...
Engineering and government get it together
Communication between policymakers in government and the engineering profession has made significant inroads since the creation of two engineering alliances – Engineering the Future (EtF) and Educa...
Hackitt named as 2013 IChemE president
Judith Hackitt, chair of Great Britain's Health and Safety Executive (HSE), has been confirmed as IChemE president for 2013-14.
Huntsman clinch top prize at IChemE Awards
Huntsman Pigments won the top prize at last night’s IChemE 2011 Awards ceremony in recognition of its revamped site in Calais, France. More than 400 guests from all over the world were in Birmingh...
Chemical engineering back in Bradford
IChemE president Sir William Wakeham was in Bradford, UK this week for the opening of the city University’s new chemical engineering laboratory.
IChemE members set for Science in Parliament
IChemE members now have free online access to the UK <i>Science in Parliament</i> journal. <i>Science in Parliament</i> is the journal of the UK parliamentary and scientific committee and is publis...
SONG stages first event in Malaysia
IChemE's Oil and Natural Gas Subject Group staged its first event in Malaysia last week.