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Episode 1: Matthew Dickinson, SMA Jacket and a Shopping Trolley

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On top of that, we hear the engineering ideas of Jacob and Caitlin from Pitteuchar East primary school.

We will also meet Louise and Beth who were part of a Proto Team at the University of Strathclyde that brought Aidan’s ‘Shopping Trolley for the Elderly’ to life, unveiling their design in front of a packed audience and with Aidan on stage at the Barony Hall in Glasgow.

It was the second time Dr Matthew Dickinson from the University of Central Lancashire had been tasked with turning a child’s idea into a working prototype, so he was no stranger to the ‘If you were an engineer what would you do? competition. But he never expected what would happen next. Matthew tells us how the SMA jacket, a seemingly simple idea, has changed the entire trajectory of his career. We also hear from Krystyna Marshall, the young woman behind the concept.

Watch from the audience as Matt unveils the SMA Jacket for the first time.

It was the second time Dr Matthew Dickinson from the University of Central Lancashire had been tasked with turning a child’s idea into a working prototype, so he was no stranger to the ‘If you were an engineer what would you do? competition. But he never expected what would happen next. Matthew tells us how the SMA jacket, a seemingly simple idea, has changed the entire trajectory of his career. We also hear from Krystyna Marshall, the young woman behind the concept.

Watch from the audience as Matt unveils the SMA Jacket for the first time.

On top of that, we hear the engineering ideas of Jacob and Caitlin from Pitteuchar East primary school.

We will also meet Louise and Beth who were part of a Proto Team at the University of Strathclyde that brought Aidan’s ‘Shopping Trolley for the Elderly’ to life, unveiling their design in front of a packed audience and with Aidan on stage at the Barony Hall in Glasgow.

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