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Sustainable Futures Innovation Challenge – Devon trio scoop prize

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Earlier this year the Royal Academy of Engineers invited young people to become engineers and share their ideas for innovations that work towards a sustainable future for our planet and our goal of reaching net zero as a country. Students Delilah, Maisie, and Lucy from Colyton Grammar School...

Inspiring Engineers – Neon Turns One

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Engineering inspiration site NEON is celebrating its first birthday today Launched on 29 September 2020 NEON promised to bring STEM to life by showcasing inclusive real-world engineering experiences. Since then the site has highlighted the best engineering experiences and provided inspiring careers resources. Allowing its visitors to find...

Launch Prize opens to 12-19 year olds

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The STEM-X Launch Prize has gone live. This unique virtual challenge is open to 12 - 19 year old and the prize is insane. The competition is simple. STEM-X Launch Prizes is askings students to design an experiment that will launch on a SpaceX Rocket to the...

Exam Results 2020 – Why algorithms get things so wrong?

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A-level results: why algorithms get things so wrong – and what we can do to fix them The scale of public anger over the automated downgrading of thousands of students’ A-level results highlights how much social and political power algorithmic decision-making now has. As well as students’ grades,...

Cambridge students ‘Good Vibrations’ win IET Global Challenge Award

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Three Cambridge Students - Siddharth Gupta, Gwilym Rowbottom, and Joshua de Gromoboy - have nabbed the prestigious IET Global Challenge award for their 'Weigh2Go' take on a system to accurately weighing disaster relief vehicles The competition is aimed at Engineers aged 18 to 35 and was developed with...

Cambridge Engineering Student grab first prize with robotic arm

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A team of Student Engineers have grabbed first place at The Robotic Grasping and Manipulation Competition in Vancouver. The competition - organised by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society - asks competitors to carry out 10 challenges. From pouring water to hammering nails, each team must tackle a...