Upcoming events: June/July 2015

Organising two different types of Public Engagement events.

The first is  at a Manchester girls’ school in early July where the pupils will be working in groups to tackle a technical problem with an engineer to coach and mentor them to resolve the problem.  Engineers from diverse backgrounds have very kindly agreed to give their time on a pro bono basis simply to show these young people how awesome it is to work in engineering.

The second event, a debate, will be with 3-4 engineers sharing and exchanging their expertise  on how engineering can help improve the quality of life for our elderly people here in Sheffield.  Speakers who have committed their time to this debate include Prof Tony Prescott, Dr Alastar Yoxall and Dr Jenn Rowson – now all we need to bring these guys together  is the right time and date.

More details about the public debate here in Sheffield to follow as information becomes available.

Both events are planned for late June or early July.

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About actionforinvolvment

We're an independent think tank, founded in 2006 to bring people in our communities together with policymakers and stakeholders. We create space often in a workshop format to pool ideas, develop networks and tackle hot topics. Since 2009, we’ve focused on the sustainability agenda such as: climate change, energy, housing, technology, transport with interest in:education, health, welfare, regulation and enforcement. Our latest project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and our next event on 27th June 2013 includes George Monbiot with other high level environmental policy makers.
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