WES ECB ARE RUNNING A COMPETITION TO CELEBRATE INWED IN EDUCATION.
The theme of this year’s competition is Engineering Heroes in line INWED 2021 and the task is to complete a poster on that topic. Please select either Primary or Secondary school templates below, which includes judging criteria, ideas/tips and how to enter.
All queries, please email WES ECB – firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for entries – Friday 2nd July 2021
We had THREE new competitions for INWED20… see below for details
- #INWED20 University Poster Competition – Shape your World for a Sustainable Future!
The following are the winners of the INWED poster competition for universities
1st place Rosie Mulligan, 4th year Mechanical Engineering student from Heriot-Watt University. Poster title: New Wind Turbines Inspired by Nature.
2nd place Hooi Yee Lim, 4th year Engineering and Physical Science student from the University of Southampton. Poster title: A Data-Driven Global-Ranking Model: Biodiesel Energy-Water-Food Index (BEWFI).
3rd place Niki Kotecha, 2nd year Chemical Engineering student from the University of Cambridge. Poster title: Zero.
1st place Mercy Chinenye Iroegbu, MSc student in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds. Poster title: Role of Nigerian Women in Food Sustainability.
2nd place Barbara Bourgade, PhD student in Chemical Engineering at Loughborough University. Poster title: Commodity Chemicals Production from C1 Gases in Moorella thermoacetica.
3rd place Yiheng Hu, PhD student in Computing and Engineering at the University of Huddersfield. Poster title: Transient Energy Storage System for Sustainable Power Systems.
- The following are the winners of the INWED poster competition for schools and colleges…#INWED20 Schools and Colleges Poster Competition – Engineering A Sustainable World!
Junior (age 11 – 14)
1st Place Mathmita Manimohan age 14, Lady Eleanor Holles school, UK
2nd Place Mathura Manimohan age 12, Lady Eleanor Holles school, UK
1st Place Sophie Jones age 17, St Albans High School, UK
2nd Place Ruby Ingham age 15, Skipton Girls High School, UK
3rd Place Luke Obilo age 15, Stonyhurst College, UK
The INWED20 Poster Competition for schools and colleges was launched for the first time this year. It encouraged young people to investigate sustainability in engineering through creating a ‘poster’. It was extremely well supported and we’re really pleased to say that we received over 50 entries from the UK, USA, France, India and Australia! There were two categories for younger and older entrants with lots of exciting entries.
- New Global Lottie Competition!
In Partnership with the Women’s Engineering Society, Arklu, creators of the Lottie doll were excited to announce, a Worldwide STEAM Competition (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths) giving kids the chance to design their very own Lottie Doll Soapbox Race Car! The winning design will be made into a real toy Soapbox Race Car, available all over the world!!
There were two age groups for the competition with winners announced below
The Under 6 Competition was a Colouring / Design Competition.
Under 6s winners
1st place Holly Backhouse age 3.5 years
2nd place Martina age 5 years
3rd place Emily age 5 years
The 6+ Competition was to create a Soap Box Derby car using materials you find around your home.
Over 6s winners
1st place Beatrix Blazey age 7 years
2nd place Eva Kitching age 10 years
3rd place Saskia Yeomans-Hill age 8 years
‘Give Yourself The Edge’ Essay
Theme of 100 Years of Inventions.
Alaa – Aged 11, from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia!
Due to the high level of entries in 2019, we also congratulated the following highly commended entries;
Emily – Aged 14, Stanchester Academy, UK
Daniel – Aged 12, Stanchester Academy, UK
Amy – Aged 14, Roseberry School, UK
The WES Young Members’ Board judged the competition and were extremely impressed by the high quality of entries
Many thanks to all the children who entered the competition – we hope they will take part in future years
Draw an Engineer Competition 2019
The INWED Draw an Engineer competition 2019 received over 260 entries from countries across the globe including UK, Hungary, Japan, India and Australia! The winning entries were:
Key Stage 1:
1st – Isa (Age 6) Kirchhörder, Germany
2nd–Lizzie (Age 5) Bradley Stoke Community School, UK
3rd – Amelia (Age 5) Charfield Primary School, UK
Key Stage 2:
1st – Medhansh (Age 7) Maxfort School, India
2nd – Zachary (Age 8) : St John’s Brignorth
3rd – Amelie (Age 7) Groveside Primary, UK
The competition aimed at children 5 -11, proved to be a great way to get school children involved in International Women in Engineering Day 2019!
A big thank you to the WES Young Members’ Board who help to organise and judge the competition. They reported an extremely high level of entries in both age groups and thoroughly enjoyed looking at all drawings of engineers from all entrants!
Draw an Engineer Competition 2018
The INWED Draw an Engineer competition 2018 received over 120 entries from across the globe!
Aimed at children 5 -11 (in the UK in key stages 1 and 2), it proved to be a great way to get school children involved in International Women in Engineering Day 2018.
Our 2018 judging panel consisted of 3 members of WES’ Young Members’ Board. They all reported an extremely high level of entries in both age groups and thoroughly enjoyed looking at all drawings of engineers from all entrants
We are delighted to announce the 2018 winners are noted below
5-7 years (KS1) Winners:
1st place: Aurelia, Year 1, Arnold View Primary School
2nd place: Aisha, age 6, home schooled
3rd place: Amy, age 7, West Whitney Primary School
7/8-11 years (KS2) Winners:
1st place: Alaa, age 10, Modern Middle East International
2nd place: Amelia, age 10, West End Academy
3rd place: Evie, age 10, West End Academy
Thank you to Abrams and Chronicle and Kate Pankhurst at Bloomsbury Publishing plc for donating the prizes for this competition.
Draw an Engineer Competition 2017
The INWED17 celebrations included a competition for young engineers (3-11 years), asking them to ‘Draw an Engineer’ using their creativity and artistic skills.
There were just under 100 entries for the competition and the 6 winners were chosen by Maeve Higham, Caroline Carslaw and Holly Goodwin from the WES YMB. Each winner received a copy of ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’ by Andrea Beaty and every entrant received a participation certificate.
As part of our celebrations for NWED2016, we partnered with Butterfly Books and relaunched a great competition for young engineers (4-11 years) by asking them to ‘Draw an Engineer’ using their creativity and artistic skills.
Winners received a copy of ‘MY MUMMY IS AN ENGINEER’ courtesy of Butterfly Books and a copy of the charming book Sky Pods in Phnom Penh by Bryony Mathew.
Our lucky winners were:
Daisy Wagg from Caerphilly
Izzy Faulker from Dorset
Muad Moorcroft Towers from Abingdon
Daisy O’Dyer from Hemel Hempstead