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Thank you from your winner, James

Wow! What an experience! I’m a Scientist: Get me out of here! has really made me think about science in a completely different way. I know we were supposed to be inspiring you students but by doing that I have also inspired myself to continue with science outreach. It’s important you get to see where science can take you, and that you’re not just doing it for the sake of passing your exams or something. We don’t all have crazy hair and glasses, wear lab coats all day and smell funny! My mind was blown by the huge variety of the questions thrown my way. I had to work really hard but I’m so glad I did. Some of the questions were so imaginative — I think we start to lose that sort of freedom as we get older so it was refreshing to see it again. You also help … Continue reading

Posted on November 26, 2013 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Double counted… Congratulations to the Tellurium Zone winner James Hickey Hard luck to Julie Speakman but a massive thank you to all of you who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. 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. And remember you can still comment on posts and continue the conversation with the scientists.

Posted on November 22, 2013 by ModShane in News | 2 Comments

The next scientist out is..

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… Saima Rehman We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in any live chats tomorrow. Saima has answered some fantastic questions, and we’ve picked out our favourites, if you want to find out more, remember you can still comment on the questions. Question: do you believe in paranormal actvities? or ghosts? Question: How much does a scientist get paid? You need to keep voting, to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to tomorrows epic final battle – VOTE Students, we’d like to know what you think about I’m a Scientist. When you next log in and visit your profile, please 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 … Continue reading

Posted on November 21, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m a Scientist – you’ve now evicted…

We’ve counted the votes and now it’s time to evict… Antoine Buchard We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. In just 24 hours time the remaining 2 Tellurium Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. You need to keep voting, to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – VOTE Students, we hope that taking part in I’m a Scientist has been fun and interesting. But has it changed your view of science and scientists? We’d like you to tell us what you think about science. 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 … Continue reading

Posted on November 20, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist out is…

It’s been a fantastic event so far with the scientists answering hundreds of questions between them. But there can be only one zone winner. Today 5 become 4 as the first scientist leaves the competition. The first scientist to be evicted is… Daniel Patten Thank you for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. So students, make sure you VOTE! Who will win? YOU decide!

Posted on November 19, 2013 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment