If You Were An Engineer, Podcast

‘If you were an engineer what would you do?’ Podcast has been produced by Primary Engineer with the support of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The aim is to share the ingenuity of young people, the engineers who have inspired them and the stories from the engineers who have built those ideas!

This is a podcast all about
Engineers inspiring children inspiring engineers!

As each episode is released we will share additional bonus material which can be accessed below.

We would really like to get your feedback so please fill in our survey and follow us on Twitter @leadersaward and @primaryengineer

‘If you were an engineer what would you do?’ Podcast has been produced by Primary Engineer with the support of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The aim is to share the ingenuity of young people, the engineers who have inspired them and the stories from the engineers who have built those ideas!

This is a podcast all about
Engineers inspiring children inspiring engineers!

As each episode is released we will share additional bonus material which can be accessed below.

We would really like to get your feedback so please fill in our survey and follow us on Twitter @leadersaward and @primaryengineer

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Ollie Guillou

As a boy Ollie loved nothing more than trading pokemon cards, watching anime, and playing video games – and nothing much has changed! He used to spend countless hours with his dad learning how to build and upgrade computers.

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This early introduction to tech proved invaluable when he was kick-starting his career as a radio producer and broadcaster, connecting phone-lines and operating studio desks. During a successful decade working for the BBC, Ollie’s passion for podcasting grew, and he quickly turned from consumer to creator. He now runs his own company and has launched countless podcasts spanning a wide breadth of genres, including New Scientist Weekly, the magazine’s award-winning show. At school he could barely stand in front of the class and talk, now he broadcasts on a regular basis, he’s given a TEDx talk on ‘The Power of Constructive Media’, shared his podcast expertise with university students, gave a talk at the 2020 One Voice Conference, and he even made the shortlist for the 2021 Publisher Podcast Hero of the Year award. Compelled by Primary Engineer’s mission, and wishing he’d been able to take part in the Leaders Award competition when he was young, joining the team to create this podcast was a no-brainer. Ollie’s enthusiasm for the project is infectious, and his conversations with children and engineers about their amazing ideas are bound to inspire!

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The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 awards some 35 postgraduate Fellowships and Scholarships a year, for advanced study and research in science, engineering, the built environment and design.

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It also makes a small number of Special Awards to support projects consistent with its overall aims. Many of these are focused on raising the awareness of the young to the opportunities presented by science and engineering. The total annual disbursement is nearly £4m a year, funded from the Commission’s investment portfolio.

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