1) What is iGEM? How did you find out about it and what was the application process like? iGEM, International Genetically Engineered Machine, is a synthetic biology competition in which over 300 Universities participate from around the world. Held inBoston, iGEM celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2016 and was first started at MIT. The competition… Continue reading iGEM
By: Natasha Patel Second Year Student October 2016 If you study engineering, you might be used to shocked responses and apologies when you tell people your chosen degree or share the fact that you have more contact hours in a day than some have in a week. You might struggle to explain that there are… Continue reading A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CHEMICAL ENGINEERING STUDENT
By: Noye, 2nd Year Civil Engineering October 2016 When you meet someone new at university, it’s considered just good manners to ask what they’re studying. The more I’ve been asked this question the clearer it has become that, even amongst engineers, a surprising number of people (in my opinion anyway) don’t know what civil engineering… Continue reading WHY DON’T WE KNOW WHAT CIVIL ENGINEERING IS? . . . AND WHAT IS IT?