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As a School Liaison Representative in South West Scotland and STEM ambassador with Science Connects I have been in touch with Whiting Bay Primary School on Arran. The school would like to enter some P5 to P7pupils as competitors in the Junior Saltire Award this year. As I am not a specialist in the selected field this year - energy extraction from flowing water (tidal) can I ask for some support on behalf of the school. This would be an ideal opportunity for STEM interface and lots of exposure for us as well as the competitors. Establishing links with Arran would be good too and hopefully lead to inspiration of some of our future engineers and technologists. You can find out more here
If you live on Arran and can help that would be ideal as you might be able to drop by the school from time to time, otherwise communication would be by email, Skype or other similar.
Looking forward to hearing from some of you and kicking off a great project with the school. I will arrange initial contact with the school via the organising teacher.

I've posted this in my Local Network, but thought I'd cast the net a bit wider in the hope of catching some volunteers, or maybe just one, or even a link to someone who could offer support.

Best regards
Ken Mollison
  • Posted Sun 01 Dec 2013 02:07 GMT

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This Network covers a wide area of the power sector focusing on technologies in electricity generation, power electronic devices and systems, machines and drives, industrial and commercial power applications and electrical safety and integrity.

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PGCU resource pages

Renewable Machines and Power Electronics
With increasing demand for energy from renewable sources this timely seminar is one half of a series looking at recent developments in electrical machines and power electronics.

Electrical Safety Management
This seminar was about creating a strong electrical safety culture to avoid accidents. Visit the page to learn more.

Airfield Engineering
Learn more about Airfield Engineering and view recent presentations which discuss the topic and the introduction of LED Technology.


View the presentations from the IET's sessions at All-Energy which span a range of topics from hydropower to smart grids and much more.  

Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

Get an introduction to Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, one of the world’s foremost fusion research centres.  

Making Rare Earth Magnets Rarer

View presentations which discuss the approaches to minimising rare earth magnet usage.  

Visit to the National Grid Control Centre

On the 24 May 2012 National Grid welcomed the IET PGCU network to their National Control Centre.

PGCU Committee

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