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I’m an Engineer – your winner is JAMES!

Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations JAMES, we look forward to hearing how you spend your £500 prize money. Hard luck to OMAR and EMMA and thank you to all the other engineers who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. We’ve had two weeks of hot debate, stimulating chat and mind-boggling facts. Students, don’t forget to fill in the event feedback survey to be in with a chance to win £20 WH Smith vouchers, here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/857736/I-m-an-Engineer-March-2012-Tell-us-what-you-think

Posted on March 23, 2012 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m an Engineer – you’ve decided to let AL go

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes since yesterday and now it’s game over for… AL This leaves just EMMA, JAMES and OMAR to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. What would they do with the money, you ask? Omar says “I have two ideas- Make a short interactive film (like a build your own adventure) with an engineering theme or a design competition where the best team will be able to make their ideas into a reality” and James says “I think we need a new generation of British computer programmers and game developers” and Emma says “They say every engineer was inspired by another engineer….”. The competition is hotting up and the engineers are pulling out all the stops to secure your all important final vote. Only you decide who gets the £500 prize. Not your teacher, not the other engineers. Ask them more questions to help you decide … Continue reading

Posted on March 22, 2012 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m an Engineer – the result is.. A DRAW

It was a really close one in Transport. The result is… A DRAW! This means that tomorrow there will be two evictions! In just 24 hours time the final 3 Transport Zone engineers will be revealed to battle it out in the final. Who gets through to the final for a chance to win £500? YOU decide! The last 3 engineers have it all to play for and they’re fighting for YOUR vote. So vote NOW to make sure your favourite engineer makes it through to Friday’s final – VOTE If you haven’t made up your mind why not ask the engineers those all important tie breaker questions to help you decide?  ASK One student in each zone will win a £20 WH Smith voucher for asking the best questions in the opinion of the moderators. So keep asking those mind boggling questions that push the engineers to their limits, and … Continue reading

Posted on March 21, 2012 by modemily in News | 1 Comment

I’m an Engineer – 1st out is… Ivanka

It’s been a fantastic event so far and the engineers have worked hard, answering thousands of questions between them. But on Friday there can only be one winner in each zone, so some of them have to go. We are sorry to have to do this to you, but the first engineer to be evicted is… IVANKA Thanks so much for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. Keep voting students! Some of the great questions we’ve had so far include: How do you deal with political issues on weaponary in work areas such as the Middle East? What is the most unusual thing that you have ever come across during your time being an engineer? But if you air-drop a tank wouldn’t it be destroyed? Who will walk off … Continue reading

Posted on March 20, 2012 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Vote now to save your favourite engineer!

On Tuesday the engineer with the fewest votes will be evicted out of Transport Zone.   YOU decide who goes… Will it be: ‘happy, enthusiastic, optimistic’ Omar ‘inquisitive, sociable, energetic’ James, ‘friendly, helpful, lively’ Ivanka, ‘hard-working, energetic, firm’ Emma ‘inquisitive, happy, busy’ Al   After Tuesday’s eviction, you can vote again each day for the evictions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.   Next Friday the surviving engineer will be declared the Transport Zone winner and win the £500 prize!  

Posted on March 16, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Best Transport Zone questions so far!

Here are some of our favourite student questions in Transport Zone so far: “What type of special feature does your plane have?“ “Does your job allow you to trval the world and how does your software work to program unmaned aircrafts?“ “What tools do you use for your work?“ “How do you deal with political issues on weaponary in work areas such as the Middle East? Have a look at the engineers’ answers and let them know what you think in a comment. At the end of the event, we will pick the Transport Zone student winner, who’ll win a a £20 WH Smiths voucher for asking the best questions and participating fully.  

Posted on March 13, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment