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The Milliampere Zone student winner is…

During every event we ask the engineers and moderators to nominate their top student — one who’s made the most of the event, shown enthusiasm and asked some really great questions.

Lilyj from St John’s School & Sixth Form College was nominated by the engineers for ‘showing a real interest in engineering during the live chat’, and asked things like: “how did you know you wanted to be an engineer?”, “are there apprentiship routes into engineering?” and “what roles are available in your company?”

As the student winner, lilyj will receive a certificate and a gift voucher.

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Posted on July 9, 2019 by in News | Leave a comment

Thank you from your winner – Ryan!

Students! Help us decide which scientists and engineers should take part in the next event, and you could win a £20 voucher. All you need to do is take 2 minutes now to judge these 12 sentences. Hi everyone! Thank you for a great couple of weeks, and what a surprise to win! I just wanted to say thank you for voting for me, and allowing me to be a part of this I’m an Engineer zone. The questions were really good, and made me think so much about what I do, and how my job affects others. Some of the questions definitely stumped me. It helps me with my future STEM ambassador work, as when I am working with groups in the future, I know what you guys want to know, and I can work that into sessions. I hope I managed to inspire some of you to go … Continue reading

Posted on July 1, 2019 by modantony in News | Leave a comment

Join the second evening live chat tonight, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the engineers in the Milliampere Zone!

Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm!

Why not introduce your friends and family to the engineers you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about engines, fighter planes, apprenticeships and more… Continue reading

Posted on June 20, 2019 by in News | Leave a comment

The second engineer evicted is…

Nadine Priestman

Sorry Nadine, you’re out of the running for the prize! Nadine can keep answering questions and joining in the live chats, but they won’t be going home with the £500.

Students, you can can comment on this post to leave a message for Nadine.

Who will be evicted tomorrow? It’s up to you! VOTE every day for your favourite engineer and keep them in the competition to win the prize money. Continue reading

Posted on June 19, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

Emma Hancock

The students have spoken. Emma will still be able to answer questions and take part in live chats, but can’t win that prize money of £500.

Leave your messages for Emma in the comments for this post!

There will be a new engineer being evicted each day this week, so make sure to VOTE every day for your favourite and keep them in the competition. Continue reading

Posted on June 18, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Join tonight’s live chat with engineers, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the engineers in the Milliampere Zone!

Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm!

Why not introduce your friends and family to the engineers you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about engines, fighter planes, apprenticeships and more… Continue reading

Posted on June 13, 2019 by in News | Leave a comment

Who’s taking part in the Milliampere Zone

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! is back this June. Between the 10th and the 21st, students at 13 schools will be putting their questions to 6 engineers in the Milliampere Zone.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter @iaegmooh, and follow the hashtag, #IAEUK.

The Milliampere Zone is a general zone supported by the Science & Technology Facilities Council. Continue reading

Posted on May 29, 2019 by in News | Leave a comment