Participate in an event, have fun and WIN
Win a trip for a family of four to visit the Science Museum, London. This trip includes flights and accommodation for a family of two adults and two children (under 18 years). To be in with a chance to win this prize fill out an entry form when you take part in an Engineers Week event. Events can be booked from Mid January 2013.
Event organisers will be sent out entry forms in advance of Engineers Week – find out how to organise your event here.
There is also a Schools Prize- for schools who organise and run their own event – the prize for this is an Engineering Show or workshop to take place in the school in 2013. Details for school activities here
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!