The GB region is a hub for members based in mainland UK, representing all sectors of the industry, providing local CPD and networking events for engineers.


Some of the events previously held by the GB region include:

  • Technical presentations like 'The Drive to Zero Emissions Vehicles' and 'All things BIM – how it will develop in the next 10 years'
  • Social events such as pub quizzes and a 5-a-side football tournament
  • Site visit: Battersea Power Station

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GB in the Engineers Journal

Grenfell: Four years after the disaster, are Britain's buildings safer?

In the four years since the Grenfell Tower fire, which led to the unconscionable deaths of 72 people, one key question remains unanswered: are Britain's buildings any safer? The short answer is: not yet.

Robots were dreamt up 100 years ago – why haven’t our fears about them changed since?

Conversations about the real-world impact of robots shouldn’t begin by holding on to the fictitious robots of our nightmares, which have no relation to the robots in the real world. Which is why it’s particularly disappointing to see this happen time and again, writes Michael Szollosy, research fellow in robotics, University of Sheffield.

Treated like dirt: Urban soil is often overlooked as a resource

When you think about soil, you probably think of rolling fields of countryside. But what about urban soil? With city dwellers expected to account for 68% of the world’s population by 2050, this oft forgotten resource is increasingly important. 

Sponge parks and vertical gardens – how cities are using nature to overcome extreme weather

In January 2021, Storm Christoph pummelled the United Kingdom with heavy rains and the threat of unmanageable runoff. But in flood-prone Manchester, a newly developed park was proving its worth.

The year ahead for technological developments in the UK

What does the year hold for the development of technology in the UK? Here’s what five UKRI challenge directors predict.

HS2 Phase 2a: Technical evidence for a non-technical audience – Part 2

In the second part of this two-part series, Daniel Collins discusses two case studies and a list of conclusions and lessons learned.


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Joining the GB region means keeping up-to-date with the latest industry developments and emerging trends, as well as accessing the best events in your area, all part of your CPD. You can meet with colleagues and industry experts, all the while getting timely updates on events taking place in the GB region.

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