Category Archives: Engineers Week

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition Winner

We had a fantastic day at the Science Gallery with over 50 people taking part in our  competition. We had a great talk from Anthony McGuinness about Dublin City Council‘s Bridges of Dublin project. Next up was Robert Dowdall and Colin Keogh from IMechE explaining the engineering concepts behind bridge design. Their talk certainly made an impact . We had […]

Engineers Week: An evening of inspiring ideas

Join us for another Evening of Inspiring Ideas as part of Engineers Week.  From 7pm in TOG, we will have six speakers doing their best to inspire you about engineering with short talks.  The event is free for anyone to come along, no need to book. Date: Wednesday  12th February Time: 19.00 Location:  TOG Cost: Free Sign Up: […]

Workshop: Moar LilyPad (Sensors and Actuators edition)

This is the second part of the LilyPad workshops. This one focuses on mastering more involed actuators, and learning to get data from the many sensor components. Basically, you’ll be able to get your project to respond to the world around it. Imho, this is what makes e-textiles and wearables so exciting. Content; This second […]

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition

  We bring our annual bridge building competition back to the Science Gallery for Engineers Week. This is a family-friendly competition that puts teams against one another to build the strongest bridge. Engineering theory and building materials will be provided to help you during construction.  Last year’s winning  team from Canada, created a bridge that held […]

From the Mail Bag – Thanks from Engineers Ireland

Back in February, we were delighted to run and take part in three events for engineers week. We ran a Bridge Building Competition, a Night of Ideas and helped run Science Hack Day Dublin.  We have some great snaps of the events  over on our gallery. The letter from Engineers Ireland is below.  

Engineers Week: Night of Ideas

TOG will host a night of inspiring talks. Each speaker will only have 15 minutes to convey to you their passion and enthusiasm on a given subject, idea or project. With six talks on the night you will be introduced to a diverse range of subjects. Date: Thursday 28th February Time: Doors from 18.30, Talks 19.15 Location: TOG Cost: Free […]