Thank you from your winner, David

Well, this was certainly the most enjoyable competition I’ve ever been in – and not only because I won! Thanks to everyone involved: the organisers, the other engineers and especially all the school students for their excellent questions and lively comments. I was very impressed with the questions, which covered all kinds of aspects of engineering and science as well as what it’s like to actually be a working engineer. My favourite questions were: “How many cups of coffee did you drink today?” and “If you won the Nobel Prize, who would you thank?”. That question about the Nobel Prize was really interesting, I thought; not that I expect to win it any time soon but it’s good to be prepared, right? Another thing I liked was the fact that though it’s a competition, we were not being too competitive about it. In chat sessions where they were several engineers … Continue reading

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

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Kelvin Zone winner:

Posted on November 21, 2014 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… Colin Keogh This leaves just “Cheerful; creative; curious” David and “Easy-going, optimistic, friendly” Caoimhe to fight it out for the €500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on November 20, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The second engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Lisa Phelan 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 – 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 box with 4 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on November 19, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Katie Mahon One engineer will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE – 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 November 18, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment