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Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell? (2015)
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Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. A. (2015, September). Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research - Education and Transition, Budapest, Hungary

The ‘Children as Engineers’ project brought together 10 primary Initial Teacher Training students and 10 Under-Graduate Engineering students to teach one of ten design challenges to 300 children in classrooms using the European ‘Engineer’ materials.... Read More about Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?.

Science live phase one: Community scoping and consensus building (2015)
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Fogg-Rogers, L. A., & Comerford, D. (2015, July). Science live phase one: Community scoping and consensus building. Paper presented at British Interactive Group Gathering 2015, Norfolk, UK

Live public science events are increasingly being acknowledged as distinct formats within the spectrum of science communication activity. There is, however, little overall tracking of or advocacy for such activity. External supporters of events, incl... Read More about Science live phase one: Community scoping and consensus building.

Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Sardo, M., & Boushel, C. (2015, June). Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals. Paper presented at Stories about Science: Exploring Science Communication and Entertainment Media, Manchester

We are told that engineering is in crisis, with double the number of engineers needed by 2020. Only 7% of the UK’s engineering workforce is female, so many outreach programmes now focus on girls as the next generation. However, engineering is portra... Read More about Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals.

Children as engineers: Maximising engineering outreach for universities (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Hobbs, C., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2015, April). Children as engineers: Maximising engineering outreach for universities. Paper presented at Engineering Professors' Council Congress 2015, Salford

The Children as Engineers project is an innovative new way to enrich undergraduate education as well as giving primary school children the experience of being an engineer. Undergraduate student engineers worked closely with student teachers to design... Read More about Children as engineers: Maximising engineering outreach for universities.



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