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With fascinating site tours, a compelling presentation on infrastructure planning, and the Great Engineering Challenge for budding engineers, Australian Engineering Week has been a hit with both industry professionals and the Sydney public.
We had a fantastic start to Australian Engineering Week in Sydney, with many events having to put up the ‘full house’ sign early. What’s more, we had a wide mix of people attending the events, including engineering professionals, students and the general public.
Insightful site tours
We kicked things off on Monday with site tours to both ResMed and Cochlear. These tours provided people with some fascinating insights into the design and development of sleep devices and ear implants respectively.
We also ran a site tour to the RTA Crash Lab on Tuesday, to see first-hand how the RTA performs crash testing procedures. Thankfully, they didn’t need anyone from the group to fill in as a crash test dummy!
Thank you to all the organisations who ran site tours during the week; they were a thorough and interesting look into the world of engineering design, development and manufacturing.
We were privileged to hear Mr Michael Deegan from Infrastructure Australia speak on Monday evening about the sustainability of infrastructure projects. With attendees given the opportunity to pose questions to Mr Deegan, the interactive nature of the evening raised some key issues to do with planning and implementing future infrastructure projects.
Engineers of the future
Designed to test the engineering minds of year 10 and 11 students, the Great Engineering Challenge was held on Tuesday at the University of NSW. There were an incredible 54 teams competing from over 30 schools across Sydney, and the competition was intense to say the least! There were three major challenges for the students to tackle, including:
Designing an RTA restraint device
Designing a GHD water turbine
Designing a UNSW retaining wall
Congratulations to Tempe High School who were the overall winners on the day, with James Ruse Agricultural High School finishing runners-up. Australian engineering certainly has a bright future if the calibre of students at this challenge is anything to go by.
There has been an impressive 19 site tours, all of which have been fantastically received. Thanks to all the organisiations that have made the events such a success.
We hope you enjoyed the events everyone and remember if you’d like to share your experience of Australian Engineering Week, please feel free to reply to this blog.…
We have watched with interest how our counterparts around the world have similarly struggled with community misconceptions around engineering. Like us, overseas engineering bodies are working to address these issues.
In the US and the UK, confusion within the community about the role of engineering mirrors our own; and we can learn from their experiences – and share ours.
In the US, the American National Academy of Engineering has devoted considerable resources to addressing the issue of public awareness and perceptions of engineering. Their programs, research and the work done to date are similar to some of the great initiatives being undertaken in Australia.
For example, the GirlTalk radio program connects school-age girls with women involved in engineering (and maths and sciences), opening up an engaging dialogue about these topics in a language they can all relate to.
Likewise, the myriad of outreach activities around the US and the commitment of ‘the engineering team’ to get involved are extremely important elements of addressing the issues at large.
Meanwhile, in the UK, the Royal Academy of Engineering faces very similar issues to our own. Just as we found in our benchmarking study, a recent report called “Engineering our Future: Inspiring and attracting tomorrow’s engineers” portrays engineering as an invisible industry that doesn’t appeal to young people.
According to the report, there are “disturbingly low levels of awareness and interest, and a picture of confusion about the role of engineering, with the majority of young people and parents regarding it as dirty and menial work.”
Steve Holliday, Chief Executive of National Grid, the energy company which commissioned the report, said: “We need lots of very clever people who can make things happen and think outside the box to create a different world in the future. We need to inspire today’s youth and help them to see how exciting and interesting a career in engineering can be.”
Starting at the primary school level, the National Grid and the Royal Academy will use the findings in the report to engage young people and increase awareness about the real role of engineering in society.
This is precisely our mission in Australia.…
We have been taking a look online, to get a sense of who, what, how and why bloggers, social media commentators and online sources are talking about engineering in Australia.
Ever the voyeurs, we wanted to listen in on conversations that were taking place on the Internet around engineering, so that we could then participate in those conversations from a Make it so perspective.
The results have been both surprising and exciting.
Online, engineering is largely expressed via images and videos. There are many social media sites dedicated to engineering, and these are driven largely those outside of the profession – in places we least expected.
Some of our findings included:
- In excess of 1,700 “engineering” groups exist on image sharing social media site, Flickr, with more than half a million photos tagged “engineering”
- Dozens of engineering groups are on Facebook, with tens of thousands of members in Australia alone
- A number of key influencers were identified, including prolific engineering bloggers and Twitterers
- A thread on the Vogue website entitled “Vogette Engineers” garnered eight pages of replies in one month from female engineers and engineering students.
Any participants in these social media sites – we can assume – would be likely to show interest in what the Make it so campaign has to say. Plus, they are representative of the broader community, who we are seeking to engage, so it is important to acknowledge them.
We will share more of the findings online as we digest them, particularly in terms of the ways it will define our tactics for the Make it so campaign in coming months.…