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What’s happening in I’m an Engineer, the online engineering outreach event

Over the last week, students and engineers have been engaging online in I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from how to get into apprenticeships, to the economic benefits of engineering, to developing code for satellites and even tips on how to keep bearded dragons (beardies) as pets and what everyone’s favourite moon of Jupiter is (we’ve all got one). This November, there’s a Space Zone, supported by the UK Space Agency and Millisecond Zone, a general zone featuring engineers from a range of areas and disciplines. See all the engineers and schools taking part in the event here. In total, in the first week there’s been: 553 school students logging in to the zones 451 questions asked by students sent to the 12 engineers 321 votes cast by students for their favourites (almost) uncountable levels of conversation in the 15 live chats that have taken place. If all this has got you … Continue reading

Posted on November 12, 2018 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s happening in I’m an Engineer, the online engineering outreach event

Who’s taking part: November 2018

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! returns this November for two weeks from the 5th to the 16th. Engineers and school students across the country will be taking part in two different zones: Space and Millisecond – a general engineering zone. For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter @IAEGMOOH, and follow the hashtag, #IAEUK.  Engineers! Want to take part in our next online event? Sign up here for March 2019. Let’s meet the engineers and schools taking part… Space Zone The Space Zone is supported by the UK Space Agency. The Engineers Samuel Bancroft | Earth-i I program computers to help me discover interesting things in images taken by satellites. Robson Witts | Oxford Space Systems Design and manufacture of deployable satellite structures. Reshma Vora | NAVBLUE An Airbus Company I support customers who require the use of satellites in aircraft navigation Raam Shanker | … Continue reading

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Moderator - Josh in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: November 2018

November 2018 Zones

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 5th – Friday 16th November 2018, connecting school students with engineers across the UK.

We are running two zones which you can read about below, or head straight to the application form:

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Student Winners – June 2018

During every event we ask the engineers and moderators to select the students who stood out for them: the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats.

Well done to all of the student winners, and everyone who took part. There were so many interesting questions and comments, but there could only be one winner in each zone. So, for fantastic engagement during the event, for posting brilliant questions and comments, the student winners below will each receive a certificate and a gift voucher.

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Posted on July 13, 2018 by modamy in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – June 2018

What’s been happening this June in I’m an Engineer, the online STEM outreach event


Over the last week, students and engineers have been engaging online in I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from teaching robots sign language, Mercury’s “funny” orbit, jobs before engineering and science, whether humans could live forever, the irrelevance of being popular at school, to being destructive at work.

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Posted on June 18, 2018 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening this June in I’m an Engineer, the online STEM outreach event

Who’s taking part: June 2018

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here is back! Between the 11th and 22nd June, students from 26 schools will be putting their questions to engineers in the Artificial Body and Space Zones.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter, @iaegmooh, and follow the hashtag, #IAEUK.

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Posted on June 1, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: June 2018

Student Winners – March 2018

After every event we ask the engineers and moderators to select the students who stood out for them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats.

Well done to all of the student winners, and everyone who took part. There were so many interesting questions, and comments, but there could only be one winner in each zone. So, for fantastic engagement during the event, for posting brilliant questions and comments, the student winners below will each receive a certificate and a gift voucher.

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Posted on April 10, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – March 2018

June 2018 Zones

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 11th – Friday 22nd June 2018, connecting school students with engineers across the UK.

We are running two themed zones which you can read about below, or head straight to the application form:

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Posted on April 9, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on June 2018 Zones

What’s been happening this March in I’m an Engineer, the online STEM outreach event

Over the last week, students and engineers have been engaging online in I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from what’s so great about mathsbecoming a propulsion engineersending names into the sun, dreams of going to sea, favourite telescopes, the worst parts about being an engineer (not many), and Marmite: love or hate?

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Posted on March 12, 2018 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening this March in I’m an Engineer, the online STEM outreach event

Who’s taking part: March 2018

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here is back! Between the 5th and 16th March, students from 38 schools will be putting their questions to engineers in the Milimetre, Satellite, and Space Telescope Zones.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter, @iaegmooh, and follow the hashtag, #IAEUK.

Let’s meet the engineers and schools taking part…

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Posted on February 26, 2018 by Moderator - Josh in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: March 2018