Thanks from your winner, Loren

I still can’t believe you chose me as your winner, thank you so much! It was such an incredible experience. I was on my way to camping and was worried I wouldn’t see who would win when I saw an email saying I had won. I thought it was some sort of mistake! Thanks again to everyone and also to the other scientists in the protein zone, you all did fantastically and you all deserved to win! This was such an amazing experience because I’ve never really engaged with people other than other scientists about my work before. I really enjoyed it; there were so many fantastic questions and brilliant future scientists out there. Whilst our zone was a fairly quiet zone compared to others, I think we still got an incredible amount of interesting questions. The questions really made me think about things and I gained so much from … Continue reading

Posted on July 4, 2014 by modjosh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Proteins Zone winner: Loren Macdonald Hard luck to Sam but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the 4 questions in the pink box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher.

Posted on June 27, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Tobias Warnecke This leaves just “Enthusiastic, inquisitive, perseverant” Sam and “Dedicated, enthusiastic, friendly” Loren to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE NOW! We’re also opening your live chat tomorrow between 12pm – 3pm. Drop in to chat more to the scientists or say hello before the end of the event!

Posted on June 26, 2014 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment

The next scientist evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Jo Nettleship The two scientists left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of science and scientists? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a pink box with 4 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher. We hope you’ll spend it all on books and essential school equipment, but we understand how difficult it will be to pass the pick’n’mix section..

Posted on June 25, 2014 by ModShane in News | 2 Comments

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Lucy Remnant One scientist will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a £20 WH Smith voucher for asking great questions (questions that aren’t about One Direction). And remember, you can comment on questions the scientists answer. Do you think the scientist is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on June 24, 2014 by ModShane in News | 2 Comments

Evictions Week is Coming!

We’re half way through the June round of I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here, and it’s time to shake things up a little… Let’s get some scientists out of here! Starting on Tuesday, we’ll evict one scientist every day until just two remain on Friday to battle it out for the title of Proteins Zone Winner! Here’s how the evictions work… Students, you vote for your favourite scientist! You get one vote for each round of the competition. Round 1 Now until 3pm on Tuesday 24th June. The first scientist will be evicted at 3pm on Tuesday! Round 2

Posted on June 20, 2014 by modjosh in News | 3 Comments