Winning Leaders Award prototype unveiled at exhibition at UWE Bristol

Last year, Hugh Sexy CE Middle School student Philippa Griffiths designed the Red Line Braking System for the Leaders Award competition, in response to the question “If you were an engineer, what would you do?” The Leaders Award sets this challenge to encourage children to identify a problem that engineering could solve, and devise a … Continue reading “Winning Leaders Award prototype unveiled at exhibition at UWE Bristol”

UWE student engineers promote Leaders Award at Curiosity Connections 2019

Our Curiosity Connections Conference, bringing together teachers and science communicators to discuss and progress the future of primary STEM, took place today and the packed expo featured two of the student engineers building a prototype of one of the winning designs from last year’s Leaders Award competition. UWE Bristol student engineers Miriam Cristofoletti (Bristol Robotics … Continue reading “UWE student engineers promote Leaders Award at Curiosity Connections 2019”

Engineers from UWE’s Women in Science and Engineering Society excited to be building Leaders Award winning design

A team of UWE Bristol engineering students: Miriam Cristofoletti (Robotics) Katy O’Hara Nash (Electronics) Olesya Klyuchenkova (Aerospace) Georgina Packham (Mechanical) have now picked one of the winning designs from this year’s Leaders Award to turn into reality. The team are part of UWE’s Women in Science and Engineering student society and Katy is also a participant in our Women Like Me mentoring and outreach … Continue reading “Engineers from UWE’s Women in Science and Engineering Society excited to be building Leaders Award winning design”

UWE Bristol team to build winning Leaders Award design

In 2018, Year of Engineering, UWE Bristol was a partner organisation of the Primary Engineer & Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards in the South West of England, along with DE&S  (the MOD’s Defence, Equipment and Support organisation). As part of the competition, school pupils met and learnt from engineering students and professionals, before answering the question: by identifying … Continue reading “UWE Bristol team to build winning Leaders Award design”

UWE engineering students visit Hannah More Primary School

Yesterday, our team of student engineers who are turning one of the winning 2018 Leaders Award designs into reality, Miriam Cristofoletti, Katy O’Hara Nash, Olesya Klyuchenkova and Georgina Packham, visited Hannah More Primary School in Bristol to introduce Year 1 pupils to engineering. Find out how they got on in this guest post by the team. … Continue reading “UWE engineering students visit Hannah More Primary School”