Royal Academy of Engineering: 40 years on

10 June 2016

Saturday 11 June 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the first meeting of the Fellowship of Engineering, later the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 1976, our Senior Fellow, HRH The Prince Philip, invited 130 leading engineers to Buckingham Palace, where the Academy’s journey began.

Since then, the Academy has grown into a thriving national academy with broad global outreach. Our 1,500 Fellows embody the best of engineering across academia, industry, policy making and many other key roles in society and the economy.

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