Innovators in Engineering Education
To develop innovative approaches to engineering education.
To influence career choices.
To embed transformative learning theories into our approach.
hink Up Begins...
- July 2004
Constructionarium was conceived and developed.
- November 2009
Think Up created by Chris Wise and Ed McCann as the educational arm of the Useful Simple Trust. The transformative learning principles that underpin Constructionarium are at the heart of the philosophy of Think Up.
- March 2010
Big Rig: low carb is delivered as the first of a number of Big Rig Events designed to deliver high-impact experiential learning within a unique environment
- July 2010
British Council’s Communication workshop launches our Corporate Training and Development Service
- June 2012
Expedition Engineering launches Workshed, a learning platform that houses on-line teaching and learning resources for undergraduates and designed as part of our Digitally Enhanced Learning service
- February 2012
Think Up joins National Skills Academy for Environmental Technology, a nationwide network of accredited training provision for low-carbon and renewable skills.
- April 2012
‘Embedding Sustainability in Undergraduate Civil Engineering Courses – a practical guide’ is published as part of our Strategic Consultancy Services
- September 2012
Catastrophe goes live.
- November 2012
Student Studio is developed to enable organisations to deliver high-quality work experience
- June 2013
Big Rig: Nuclear is delivered as part of the Nuclear Island Big Rig project, an event designed to promote careers in the nuclear industry.
- September 2013
UCL Knowledge Club launched to help motivate students to broaden their engineering knowledge
- April 2014
Build Camp is launched to give students aged 14-19 the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience in the built environment
Ed is widely regarded to be a leading thinker in education and training in the construction and engineering sectors. Almost…
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In 2012, Chris was honoured with not one but two Gold medals, awarded by both the IStructE and ICE in…
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As Director of Think Up, Oliver heads up Think Up’s educational activities. With degrees from the University of Oxford in…
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Ina has over 25 years’ experience in the field of learning and development gained across a number of different organisations.…
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Ben trained as an architect at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and as an engineer at Imperial College, London.…
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Throughout her career, Fiona has been dedicated to promoting the industry as an active member of the ICE, initially as…
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A former Director of both CITB-Construction Skills and the Construction Industry Council, Sheila specialises in developing and delivering skills strategies…
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Diana has over 20 years’ experience in the design and delivery of training that is evidence based, imaginative, engaging, challenging…
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David is a digital consultant and web developer who specialises in virtual learning environments.
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Ed Holloway is a project leader, designer, and teacher, with over 18 years’ experience in architecture, education and the arts.…
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Peter Ayres is an architect, artist, and educator. His skills for ideation, development, and delivery of special projects for a…
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