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  • IChemE announces shortlisted entries for 2008 Awards for Innovation and Excellence

    IChemE announces shortlisted entries for 2008 Awards for Innovation and Excellence

    NiTech Solutions Ltd, University of Leeds, Huntsmen Pigments Division, The Dow Chemical Company, Glaxo SmithKline and Shell Global Solutions are all shortlisted for the Sellafield Ltd Award for Engineering Excellence. Entries from Sellafield Ltd, ...

  • UK Government ‘fudge’ ministerial reshuffle

    UK Government ‘fudge’ ministerial reshuffle

    UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has been accused of ‘fudging a big decision’ following the appointment of a new Energy and Climate Change Minister. Speaking on behalf of IChemE (the Institution of Chemical Engineers), Miles Seaman said energy and ...

  • IChemE and BP publish new animated safety lessons

    IChemE and BP publish new animated safety lessons

    IChemE and BP have teamed up to publish a new series of animations designed to aid safety learning through past incidents and experiences. An extension of IChemE and BP’s successful book publishing venture, the animations can be used as standalone ...

  • Chemical engineering recognized on UK skills shortage list

    Chemical engineering recognized on UK skills shortage list

    UK immigration advisors recommend that chemical engineering be placed on a list of professions for which employers are explicitly free to hire staff from any country, as part of efforts to tackle a looming skills shortage. The UK’s new points-based ...

  • More innovation and less regulation?

    More innovation and less regulation?

    Key players from industry and government will ask if the world needs more innovation and less regulation at the Institution of Chemical Engineers’ (IChemE) biggest event of the year, ChemEng 08. Judith Hackitt, Chair of the UK’s Health and Safety ...

  • Life changing chemical engineering innovation set for international recognition - IChemE

    Life changing chemical engineering innovation set for international recognition - IChemE

    A new award designed to recognize life-changing chemical engineering innovation projects has been launched by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), with a £10,000 prize up for grabs. Inspired by the work of Professor Howard Bradbury ...

  • Hazards conference celebrates 20th anniversary - IChemE

    Hazards conference celebrates 20th anniversary - IChemE

    One of Process Safety’s leading international conferences celebrates its twentieth anniversary next year, by staging its biggest event yet. Hazards XX takes place at the University of Manchester, UK on 14-17 April 2008 and the symposium, first ...

  • BioBullets on target at chemical engineering awards

    BioBullets on target at chemical engineering awards

    Cambridge University spin-out, BioBullets, clinched the top prize at last night’s Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) awards dinner in London. The annual event, which attracted over 400 industry experts, recognised just some of the ...

  • Going solo the only answer to science and engineering crisis

    Going solo the only answer to science and engineering crisis

    The urgent need for single-science GCSE’s in the UK has been re-iterated today, despite another year of excellent exam results. Speaking live on BBC News 24, Andrew Furlong, Director of Policy and Communication at IChemE (Institution of ...

  • More Students choosing a future in chemical engineering

    More Students choosing a future in chemical engineering

    The number of students applying to study chemical & process engineering continues to grow according to the latest UCAS figures. The 2007 intake has seen a 17% rise in applications and signals good news for chemical engineering departments across ...

  • IChemE CEO tells BBC – Water change is essential

    IChemE CEO tells BBC – Water change is essential

    IChemE Chief Executive, Dr David Brown has today told the BBC that the developed world must change its policy on water pricing, as part of a wider strategy to aid climate change. Speaking to the BBC’s Green Room, Dr Brown also said that the general ...

  • Effective carbon control on Antwerp agenda

    Effective carbon control on Antwerp agenda

    Eighth European Gasification Conference draws international audience Doubts over the cost and penalties of using fossil fuels along with the substantial investment required for the implementation of new and clean power generation will be just ...

  • Chem Eng graduates say `yes` to Biotechnology!

    Chem Eng graduates say `yes` to Biotechnology!

    Students say yes to biotechnology…but bad news for the minerals processing, nuclear, pulp and paper sectors! BIOTECHNOLOGY is the field of choice for chemical engineering graduates, according to recent survey findings published by IChemE (the ...

  • Engineering for change: Chem-Eng degree courses need less chem eng?

    Engineering for change: Chem-Eng degree courses need less chem eng?

    CHEMICAL engineering degree programmes need to be restructured if graduates are to meet the requirements of employers, suggests new research published by IChemE (the Institution of Chemical Engineers). The research. compiled by Professors Colin ...

  • BP Slide Rules

    BP Slide Rules

    International energy giants, BP have teamed up with IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) to publish two slide rules, designed to help with the estimation of foam application rates and thereby reduce the dangers of tank fires. Covering ...

  • Environmental Publications from IChemE

    Environmental Publications from IChemE

    IChemE (The Institution of Chemical Engineers) has released its 2007 Publications Catalogue. Covering books, training packages, journals and bulletins, the catalogue details new and recently published titles as well as backlist material. ...