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Episode 10: Primary Engineer MacRobert Medal interviews with winners

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The final ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do?’ Podcast for this year ends of with a bang. We are excited to present to you with exclusive interviews of the winners from the Primary Engineer McRoberts Medal. 

The Primary Engineer MacRobert Medal celebrates the innovation, public engagement, and industry links of the ProtoTeams who have built pupils’ ideas for the ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do?’ national Leaders Award competition. To find out more click the link below

The Winners

Bronze Medal Winner 2021

Ulster University and ‘The Road Flash’ designed by Caelan aged 8

St Mary’s Primary School Dechomet Ballyward
Northern Ireland

An invention which would create a new signal to alert drivers entering a blind spot that another vehicle is already in it.

UlsterUni

Silver Medal Winner 2021

Kingston University and ‘The Extending Sink 6000’ designed by Savannagh aged 6

Abacus Belsize ​Primary School 
London

Designed to adjust to the height of the person approaching it – to be used for people with disabilities and in hospital settings.

Silver Medal Winner 2021

University of Southampton and The Super Hearing Dish designed
by Isabelle aged 8

Wonersh and Shamley Green Church of England Primary School.
Surrey

Inspired to help her father, who has a hearing impairment, hear better the conversations held over loud ambient noise – at the kitchen table and in meetings.

Gold Medal Winner 2021

Kingston University and ‘The Bicycle Sucker’ designed by Maisie aged 7

Rowan Preparatory School.
Surrey

This invention uses the pedal motion of a bicycle which is attached to tubes that go down a well and move water out of the well into the bucket.

Gold Medal Winner 2021

Glasgow Caledonian University andThe Hydro-Paddle’ designed
by Heather aged 11

Portmoak Primary School.
Kinross

This invention was by Heather’s wishes to address climate change and uses water power in down pipes to turn a turbine and generate electricity.

Gold Medal Winner 2021

University of Central Lancashire and ‘The SMA Jacket’ designed
by Krystina aged 15

Sir John Thursby Community College
Burnley

This invention allows children like Krystina’s cousin, who is living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), to live a more conventional life by wearing an exoskeleton engineered jacket which gives support and extra strength to their back muscles and spine.

The final ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do?’ Podcast for this year ends of with a bang. We are excited to present to you with exclusive interviews of the winners from the Primary Engineer McRoberts Medal. 

primary-engineer-macrobert-medal-winners-2021

The Primary Engineer MacRobert Medal celebrates the innovation, public engagement, and industry links of the ProtoTeams who have built pupils’ ideas for the ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do?’ national Leaders Award competition. To find out more click the link below

The Winners

Bronze Medal Winner 2021

Ulster University and ‘The Road Flash’ designed by Caelan aged 8

St Mary’s Primary School Dechomet Ballyward
Northern Ireland

An invention which would create a new signal to alert drivers entering a blind spot that another vehicle is already in it.

UlsterUni
road-flash-bronze

Silver Medal Winner 2021

Kingston University and ‘The Extending Sink 6000’ designed by Savannagh aged 6

Abacus Belsize ​Primary School 
London

Designed to adjust to the height of the person approaching it – to be used for people with disabilities and in hospital settings.

extending-sink-podcast

Silver Medal Winner 2021

University of Southampton and The Super Hearing Dish designed
by Isabelle aged 8

Wonersh and Shamley Green Church of England Primary School.
Surrey

Inspired to help her father, who has a hearing impairment, hear better the conversations held over loud ambient noise – at the kitchen table and in meetings.

Gold Medal Winner 2021

Kingston University and ‘The Bicycle Sucker’ designed by Maisie aged 7

Rowan Preparatory School.
Surrey

This invention uses the pedal motion of a bicycle which is attached to tubes that go down a well and move water out of the well into the bucket.

bicycle-sucker-gold

Gold Medal Winner 2021

Glasgow Caledonian University andThe Hydro-Paddle’ designed
by Heather aged 11

Portmoak Primary School.
Kinross

This invention was by Heather’s wishes to address climate change and uses water power in down pipes to turn a turbine and generate electricity.

hydro-paddle-gold

Gold Medal Winner 2021

University of Central Lancashire and ‘The SMA Jacket’ designed
by Krystina aged 15

Sir John Thursby Community College
Burnley

This invention allows children like Krystina’s cousin, who is living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), to live a more conventional life by wearing an exoskeleton engineered jacket which gives support and extra strength to their back muscles and spine.

sma-jacker-winner

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.

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.