Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Exhibition inhibition

Letters

I recently visited the Design Museum's excellent exhibition of the Brunels' lives and work and on leaving, noticed with some surprise that it was sponsored by Railtrack.

This led me to look a little further at the list of donors, but nowhere to be seen was there any mention of the Institution of Civil Engineers (or for that matter the Mechanicals or Naval Architects).

What is wrong with us as engineers? We are always complaining of being underpaid and unappreciated in comparison with other professions and yet when there is an opportunity to blow our own trumpet, we do precisely nothing.

Robin Stelfox (F Rtrd), 6 St German's Place, Blackheath, London SE3 ONH

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.