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Thank you from your winner – Ned!

When I signed up for I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here, I wasn’t really sure that to expect. But after the first “Chat” and set of “Ask” questions, I quickly got into the swing of it. The chats were amazing, you could feel the energy, excitement and enthusiasm of the students across the Internet, although on a few occasions my fingertips were beginning to smoke from the furious typing in trying to keep up with the questions. And what questions! Everything from “How is a black hole formed?” to “What is your favourite animal?”. The students wanted to know everything from the latest developments in space engineering, to what an engineer actually does on an everyday basis, to whether all engineers are anti-social! I hope we disillusioned them on that last point at least! It seems unfair to the other engineers that there could only be one winner. All of the engineers participated with enthusiasm and provided … Continue reading

Posted on March 15, 2016 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 Space Zone winner: Ned Dwyer Hard luck to Colin Shirran 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 March 11, 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… Aisling Shannon This leaves just “Calm, curious, logical” Ned Dwyer and “Curious, understanding and ambitious” Colin Shirran to fight it out for the €500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE for the winner!

Posted on March 10, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The second engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Laurence O’Rourke 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 March 9, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Niamh Shaw 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 March 8, 2016 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment