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Scottish Engineering Leaders Awards highlight inspirational problem solvers of the future

The Depute Provost of Renfrewshire, Cathy McEwan, has welcomed Stephen Metcalfe, MP on his inaugural visit to Scotland as HM Government Envoy for Year of Engineering. The visit came on…

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WEBEX: THE LIVE ONLINE ENGINEER PRESENTATION EVENTS

For this 2017/2018 academic year, we have had a record number of schools (Early Years, Primary and Secondary) register for our nine regional awards so, to assist every school that…

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WEIR AND PRIMARY ENGINEER PARTNER TO PLUG ENGINEERING SKILLS GAP

  Announcement marks the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Sunday 11th February 2018. Primary Engineerhas partnered with the Glasgow-based Weir Group, one of the world’s leading…

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Anchors aweigh as Clyde Marine Training partner with Primary Engineer to inspire a future generation of inventors!

It should be plain sailing ahead for the Scottish Engineering Leaders Award, Primary Engineer’s national competition which encourages pupils to invent engineered solutions to solve real world problems, after Clyde…

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25 DAYS OF INVENTORS: THE CHRISTMAS CRACKER & THE SELF POURING GRAVY

  Crackers In 1848, a British confectioner, Tom Smith, pioneered a new way to sell sweets. Inspired by the Parisian tradition of wrapping bon bons in twists of paper, Smith…

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25 DAYS OF INVENTORS: SATELLITES & SATELLITES WITH CONCAVE MIRRORS TO REFLECT THE SUN’S LIGHT BACK TO SCOTLAND

  Who invented satellites It all started with basketball-sized pack of technology known as Sputnik 1. The world’s first ever satellite was launched on October 4, 1957 by the Soviet…

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25 DAYS OF INVENTORS: FOOTBALL BOOTS & SWITCHY SOUL

  Football boots The first pair of football boots noted in history are those made for King Henry VIII of England, who ordered a pair from his Great Wardrobe in…

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25 DAYS OF INVENTORS: THE ALARM CLOCK & THE RUN AWAY CLOCK

  The alarm clock Alarm clock: The first alarm clock was created in ancient Greece, by Ctesibus, a Hellenistic engineer and inventor. He developed an elaborate system of dropping pebbles on…

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25 DAYS OF INVENTORS: FINGER PRINTS & THE HUNGRY NO MORE VENDING MACHINE

  Juan Vucetich In 1892, after studying Galton’s pattern types, Vucetich set up the world’s first fingerprint bureau.                        …