A thank you from your winner Nicola

Hello Hello Hello!!!! I’d like to say a MASSIVE thank you to all you guys who voted for me through the competition! I was totally shocked to have not been the first engineer evicted so you can imagine how excited I was to actually be in the final AND WIN! WOoooo!! My plans for the money are to use the majority of the money to create an interactive workshop which can be ran in the university, in schools and even science and engineering fairs. The aim of the workshop would be to highlight the need for renewable energy, and the role which taking energy from the ground can play in reducing the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere, along with saving us money on our heating bills! The remaining money will be donated to the Sheffield based branch of Engineers without Borders. These guys will use the money to … Continue reading

Posted on March 28, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment

I’m an Engineer – your winner is… NICOLA

Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations Nicola, we look forward to hearing how you spend your £500 prize money. Hard luck to Ed 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. Also, fill in the event feedback survey to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher, <”>here.

Posted on March 22, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

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

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… KEITH This leaves just “Enthusiastic, organised and Geordie!” Nicola and “fun, ambitious and enthusiastic”” Ed to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. What would they both do with the money, you ask? Nicola says “develop a workshop allowing schools to come to the University of Sheffield and learn more about what goes on under a building and how we can produce energy from the ground” and Ed says “buy a 3D printer (like the one shown below) and run a few lessons introducing how it works. In the lessons I would have a competition asking students to design something like a phone holder, and the coolest/most innovative design I would then make in front of their very eyes!”. The competition is hotting up and the engineers are pulling out all the stops to secure your all … Continue reading

Posted on March 21, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m an Engineer – you’ve now evicted… Natasha

We’ve counted the votes and now it’s time to evict… NATASHA Sorry to see NATASHA go after all your hard work. We hope you’ve had fun. In just 24 hours time the final 2 Environment 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! “Enthusiastic, organised and Geordie!” Nicola, “passionate, curious, fun” Keith or “fun, ambitious and enthusiastic” Ed! The last 3 engineers have it all to play for and they need your vote. So vote NOW to make sure your favourite engineer makes it through to Friday’s final – VOTE HERE

Posted on March 20, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m an Engineer – 1st out is… Rachel

It’s been a fantastic event so far and the engineers have worked hard, answering hundreds 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… RACHEL 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! Who will walk off with the prize? YOU decide!

Posted on March 19, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment