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Robogals

Throughout August and September Robogals joined us in the Makerspace to run a number of workshops on Making sense of sensors in NXT lego Mindstorm robotics.

Robogals is a student-run organisation that aims to increase female participation in engineering and technology through fun and educational initiatives aimed at girls in primary and secondary school.  They have chapters across Australia, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. Learn more:

Below are pictures of interaction with the Robogals in the Makerspace area.

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3D Printing and YOU

Producing solid objects from computer models was once an expensive exercise reserved for high-end engineering and design firms. With the advent of simplified printing technology, low cost micro-controllers, and open software, 3D printing on your own personal desktop is not only a reality, it is fast becoming the norm. The session introduced 3D printing in it’s various forms. Learn More…

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