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Thank you from your winner – Gina!

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! Let me start off with the important stuff, my thanks. To all the students who participated and asked creative, hilarious and thought-provoking questions – THANK YOU so much for making this event such a fun and wonderful experience. I really enjoyed talking to all of you and reading your thoughts and opinions. I hope you were able to gain insight into what a rewarding career engineering is and consider pursuing it in the future. You were all brilliant. You heard me, brilliant! Thank you to the moderators for being such good hosts and organisers for this event. Finally, thank you to my fellow engineers Yetty, Laura, Tom, Jack and Chris. You have been marvellous companions on this outreach programme, I’ve learnt a great deal … Continue reading

Posted on June 28, 2017 by modantony in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Candela Zone winner: Gina Schade Hard luck to Tom Rooney and Chris Bullock 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 questions at the top, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on June 23, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Yetunde Kolawole This leaves just “Enthusiastic, friendly, diligent” Tom Rooney, “Adventurous, Active, Achiever” Gina Schade and “Black Keys fan” Christopher Bullock to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on June 22, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Jack Irwin 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 new questions at the top. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.  

Posted on June 21, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Laura Walker 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. 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 June 20, 2017 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Who’s Taking Part: June 2017

The Candela Zone is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Engineers Yetunde Kolawole | PhD Student, University of Edinburgh Imagine downloading a HD video in less than a second – that’s what my work could make possible! Tom Rooney | Sonardyne International I work with systems designed to track and communicate with vehicles in the most harshest environment on earth… deep under the ocean! Laura Walker | Daikin Applied UK Ltd I design controls for heating and cooling different rooms, from sport centres to operating theatres, football/Olympic stadiums or classrooms, using a variety of engineering skills and software to make the air comfortable for each activity Jack Irwin |  Bennamann I design tanks that store gas from cow poo… which is used to power lorries Gina Schade | Sony UKTEC What is your favourite movie? I helped create the camera they used to film it! Christopher Bullock | PhD Student, University of … Continue reading

Posted on June 1, 2017 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment