Bring it On is an annual event, designed to showcase the best of science and engineering in the North East of England, encouraging students to undertake STEM subjects and careers. With 2500 students in attendance, this was the biggest event yet.
Palintest was delighted to be involved in the second ever Bring it On North East, inspiring students to consider STEM careers. One of more than 70 companies involved at the event at the Beacon of Light in Sunderland. Our aim was to show off the range of talent and technology that companies across the region are involved with.
At the event we were introducing our colorimetric technologies, demonstrating to the students how we use the development of colour to determine the concentration of different chemicals or heavy metals in the water.
Also on display we had one of our portable water quality laboratories, the Wagtech Potatech. These kits have been designed specifically for field use and for regions where there is limited water and laboratory infrastructure. The kits are equipped with technology used to determine water quality and safeguard public health.
Throughout the event hundreds of children got involved and performed tests on different water samples to determine the concentration of alkalinity in the samples, with different samples showing from green to blue.
It was an excellent event involving a wide range of inspiring companies and we can’t wait to be involved again next year. For more information about Bring it On and to find out how you can get involved, visit www.bringitonne.co.uk
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15th November 2022
In summer, Product Manager for our Wagtech product range, Shaurya Sheoran, visited a WaterAid field site in India to discuss the current challenges on water quality faced by rural parts of India and how our kits are helping them achieve their mission of providing safe drinking water.
31st October 2022
Last month Product Manager for our Wagtech range Shaurya Sheoran and Technical Support Specialist Jessica McKenna provided some water quality training sessions as part of the RedR/ Cranfield University borehole drilling course. The event is a week-long training course covering well siting, drilling supervision and water quality sampling.
31st October 2022
Last month we closed our offices globally for one day to allow our employees some well-deserved rest. Our designated wellbeing day took place on 7th October 2022 and was day off work for all Palintest employees to relax and recharge in whatever way they felt appropriate. We have received some great stories of how our employees chose to spend this extra time away from the business to relax and focus on their physical, mental, and emotional state.