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Episode 5: Vincent Giampietro; Flat Pack Wind Turbine; Magic Knife

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Playing video games with your mind – one of the amazing ways Vincent Giampietro finds out what’s going on in our brains. Vincent is a neuroscientist and in today’s engineer spotlight he explains what happens in our brains when we learn a new skill, how we can learn to modify our brains in real-time, and gives us an insight into many more of his fascinating experiments.

Vincent has given an online interviews as part of the If you were an engineer what would you do? Leaders Award competition so if you would also like to see some of the things he describes watch the interview below

We also get to meet Douglas MaCartney, the student who dreamt up the innovative ‘Flat Pack Wind Turbine’, and we hear from members of the Glasgow Caledonian University proto-team who have been working for the past three years to turn his idea into a reality.

And we hear about a ‘Magic Knife’ and a ‘Crop Sensor’ from students Rhys and Barron.

If you’d like to get in touch, follow us on Twitter @Leadersaward, @primaryengineer and head over to our Primary Engineer You Tube Channel and be inspired!

We’d like to hear what you thought of the series so please help us and complete our survey.

Playing video games with your mind – one of the amazing ways Vincent Giampietro finds out what’s going on in our brains. Vincent is a neuroscientist and in today’s engineer spotlight he explains what happens in our brains when we learn a new skill, how we can learn to modify our brains in real-time, and gives us an insight into many more of his fascinating experiments.

Vincent has given an online interviews as part of the If you were an engineer what would you do? Leaders Award competition so if you would also like to see some of the things he describes watch the interview below

We also get to meet Douglas MaCartney, the student who dreamt up the innovative ‘Flat Pack Wind Turbine’, and we hear from members of the Glasgow Caledonian University proto-team who have been working for the past three years to turn his idea into a reality.

And we hear about a ‘Magic Knife’ and a ‘Crop Sensor’ from students Rhys and Barron.

If you’d like to get in touch, follow us on Twitter @Leadersaward, @primaryengineer and head over to our Primary Engineer You Tube Channel and be inspired!

We’d like to hear what you thought of the series so please help us and complete our survey.