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Thank you from your winner – Will!

Students, we want to hear from you too! Click here to go to your profile survey and tell us what you think for a chance to win a £20 voucher! We asked Will to tell us about winning I’m an Engineer, and here is what he said… Thank you to everyone that has organised and participated in this competition.  I hope that everyone has enjoyed the experience, and that we have been able to open your eyes to engineering as a career choice. Ever since I finished my degree, outreach and interacting with students and young engineers has been a passion of mine.  I visit schools, give talks, have students for work experience, from ages 6 through to graduates, I work with a whole spectrum to encourage students into engineering.  The issue I have always encountered is not enough money to put together equipment to take with me, and show students something to get hands-on, in … Continue reading

Posted on November 22, 2016 by in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Space Zone winner: William Avison Hard luck to Silvia Pardo and Katie Bashford but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science and engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the 4 questions in the pink box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on November 18, 2016 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment

The next engineer out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Isaac Llorens This leaves just “Curious, passionate, idealist” Silvia Pardo, “Enthusiastic. Driven. Determined.“ William Avison and Katie Bashford to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on November 17, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Betty Bonnardel-Azzarelli The engineers left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of science and engineering? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a pink box with 4 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.  

Posted on November 16, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Kieran Arnold One engineer will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions (questions that aren’t about One Direction). And remember, you can comment on questions the engineers answer. Do you think the engineer is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on November 15, 2016 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment

Who’s taking part in the Space Zone?

Let’s meet the engineers and schools taking part… The Engineers William Avison | Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd Building satellites that monitor natural and man-made disasters. Silvia Pardo | Plymouth Marine Laboratory I study the composition of the ocean using the colour of the water in pictures taken by satellites. Kieran Arnold | Satellite Applications Catapult I began as an apprentice and am now the Head of Networks and Systems at the Satellite Applications Catapult. Katie Bashford | Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd I monitor and control spacecraft that are in orbit around the Earth. Isaac Llorens | Clyde Space My work is to understand how satellites work, define the fundamental design and make sure they do what we want them to do. Betty Bonnardel-Azzarelli | AB5 Consulting I am a rocket engineer who now helps to bring the internet to everyone & everywhere using satellites. The Schools Aldridge School, West Midlands Darlington School of Maths and Science, Durham Fairfield High School, Bristol Farr … Continue reading

Posted on October 19, 2016 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment