Congress 2009

The 2009 Congress was held at Heriot Watt University between the 21st and 22nd April.

The themes were Educating Engineers for Society and Engineering Research and Knowledge Transfer. The Congress dinner was held at Edinburgh Castle.




 Programme 22KB
 Professor Dik Morling University of Westminster  The School University Transition 322KB
 Professor Jim Boyle Strathclyde University  Engineers in Transition 2.48MB
Professor Barry Clarke University of Leeds  Future of Engineering Education 522KB
Professor Peter Goodhew University of Liverpool  A Perspective from the RAEng  2.05MB
Ms Carolyn Campbell QAA International Aspects of Future Engineering Degrees  40.9KB
Mr Richard Shearman  Engineering Council  A Perspective from the Engineering Council 34.2KB
Professor Fred Maillardet University of Brighton  Outreach – Engineering into Society  1.19MB
Dr Elsa Ekevall and Dr Ernie Spencer Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities Engineering the Future  159KB
 Professor Nigel Weatherill Birmingham University  The National HE STEM Programme 892KB
 Ms Katy Bloom University of York  STEM Cohesion at the National Science Learning Centre 1.82MB
 Professor David Gani Scottish Funding Council  Research Pooling in Scotland  624KB
Professor Ton van Raan University of Leiden Measuring Research Excellence in the Netherlands  3.17MB
Professor Geof Tomlinson Sheffield University The development of REF  44.1KB
Dr Phillippa Hemmings EPSRC EPSRC View of measuring excellence  5.15MB
  David Sweeney  HEFCE The HEFCE View of Research Excellence in Engineering  246KB
Professor Geoff MacFarland Renishaw plc

How a medium-sized engineering enterprise interacts with the HE sector in research KT and graduate employment

Mr Hugh Tollyfield HEFCE

Highlights on UK university -employer engagement

Professor Chris Firth Thales

Business – academic engagement within and outwith the UK

Professor John Murhpy BAe Systems

University partnerships with BAe Systems

Mr Gordon Grant Ineos

Education and training of engineers for a high-octane production environment

Mr Graham Robinson  Shell

The Shell Campus Ambassador Scheme and graduate employment