Ottawa has been celebrating National Engineering Month 2016 with events and campaigns that have really put engineering under a socially and civically conscious lens! Thank you to all of the fantastic organizers for another great
Engineers Without Borders University of Ottawa Chapter
Let’s kick off our tour of our Nation’s Capital with great coverage of Design 4 Change, an event run by EWB UOttawa. Here is Annie Russell with a lovely radio interview about the real-life implications of their design challenge.
Using everything from pipe cleaners and twine to popsicle sticks and glue, as well as design software, the teams had to come up with a structure that could collapse and store easily, be assembled quickly by people with little training, cost less than $1,000 and include its own self-contained power source.
Carleton University Engineers Without Borders
Next up Carleton EWB, with their fantastic series of engineering stories: Humans of Global Engineering!
They also ran a Youth Summit featuring Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Greg Fergus as a guest speaker.
— Jason Clark (@clarkjasone) March 20, 2016
— EWB Carleton (@EWBCarleton) March 20, 2016
Carleton University Virtual Ventures
Lots of love going out to Virtual Ventures at Carleton University for their great outreach event covering the biomedical engineering field!
— Virtual Ventures (@virtualventures) March 7, 2016
Carleton University Go CODE Girl
— Carleton Engineering (@CarletonU_Eng) February 20, 2016
OSPE and PEO Ottawa Chapter at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and PEO Ottawa chapter spent a day with students at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum!
— Ernesto Guevara O (@ErnestoGuevaraO) March 12, 2016
University of Ottawa Makerspace
And special shout-out to the University of Ottawa Makerspace for inviting girls to the maperspace on International Women’s Day!
— uOttawa_hanan (@uOttawa_hanan) March 8, 2016