Thanks from your winner, Alex

Thanks to all you kids who voted for me on I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here over the past few weeks. I’d also like to thank the other engineers (who shared the load of answering all the great questions that were sent our way), the teachers for entering their schools and the moderators for pulling together such a great event. I really enjoyed telling everyone about my journey from playing with Lego as a kid, to picking an engineering degree at university and now into a career designing devices that deliver stem cells to make people better. I also enjoyed answering questions along the way about needles, injections, diseases, wrinkles and even sharks! I look forward to receiving my I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here official mug and a cheque for £500! The prize money will be spent later in the year when I visit some schools … Continue reading

Posted on July 4, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Health Zone winner: Alex Lyness Hard luck to Marcus 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 engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the 3 questions in the box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher.

Posted on June 27, 2014 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… Kate Niehaus This leaves just “Makes things better!!!” Alex and “Discover, Explore, Learn” Marcus to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE NOW! We’re also opening your live chat tomorrow between 12pm – 3pm. Drop in to chat more to the engineers or say hello before the end of the event!

Posted on June 26, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Claire Brockett The two 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 engineering and engineers? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a box with 3 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher. We hope you’ll spend it all on books and essential school equipment, but we understand how difficult it will be to pass the pick’n’mix section..

Posted on June 25, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Neil Dhir 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 £20 WH Smith 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 June 24, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Evictions Week is Coming!

We’re half way through the June round of I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here, and it’s time to shake things up a little… Let’s get some engineers out of here! Starting on Tuesday, we’ll evict one engineer every day until just two remain on Friday to battle it out for the title of Health Zone Winner! Here’s how the evictions work… Students, you vote for your favourite engineer! You get one vote for each round of the competition. Round 1 Now until 3pm on Tuesday 24th June. The first engineer will be evicted at 3pm on Tuesday! Round 2

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment