Participate in an event, have fun and WIN
Prize draw forms will be distributed at events by event hosts. Event organisers who upload their event will be sent prize draw forms in advance of Engineers Week.
And for teachers who organise an event or activity themselves (e.g. experiments in the classroom), there’s also a chance to win a visit to your school from a STEM show. You must upload your event to the site to be in with a chance to win.
Engineers Week 2013 – read about the winners on the blog
Engineers Week 2012
Clodagh Dermody, a student at the Intermediate School, Kilorglin, Co Kerry. Clodagh attended an event run by Astellas Ireland, Killorglin, Co Kerry. Look at images from the Astellas Ireland event in the Gallery area.
The prize for 2012 was a trip to visit NEMO – the Netherlands’ largest science center. It comprises of five floors packed with scientific and technological things to do and discover. For more than 10 years, NEMO has been proving that science is captivating and fascinating. The immense green building is located about 15 minutes walk from Amsterdam Central Station. The fascinating construction – often compared to a ship – is located above the IJ Tunnel.
School Winner -2012
The Kells and Connor Primary School, Co Antrim were the winners of the 2012 Engineers Week School Prize. Images of their in school event are in the gallery section. Congratulations to the school on winning this prize- this was the first year that a schools prize was available. Find out how a school can get involved in 2013…
Engineers Week 2011
Emmett Beirne from Colaiste na Coiribe, Galway won the trip to NEMO Science Centre! He attended an event run by Boston Scientific in Galway Education Center in Galway.
Engineers Week 2010
Helen Smith, a Transition Year student from The Mercy College, Sligo was the lucky winner of a trip for two adults and two children to the European Space Agency in The Netherlands. Helen attended a site visit in Abbott Laboratories during Engineers Week 2010. During the visit to the centre, Helen and her lucky guests explored the world of satellites with the test models of European Space Missions and gained an understanding into how astronauts live and work in space.
Click on the video above and check out how Helen got on!