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Thank you from your winner – Jonny!

Thank you thank you thank you so much for providing me with such an incredible experience over the course of the two weeks. I didn’t imagine winning this, which is the cherry on the top to be honest. It’s been amazing. Initially I didn’t know whether I should enter I’m a Scientist Get me out of Here. I’ve not really done much written science communication before and I didn’t know how I would come across without actually being present. After a little while I decided I would do it because it would only improve my writing skills. One thing I wasn’t prepared for was the breadth of the questions all of us scientists were asked. It made me realise how much I didn’t know. All of the students clearly have the correct minds for science. It’s fantastic to see. Even the non-scientific questions such as whether I prefer McDonalds or … Continue reading

Posted on June 30, 2015 by modangela in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Lutetium Zone winner: Jonny Brooks-Bartlett Hard luck to Paul 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 and engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the questions in the box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on June 26, 2015 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Martha Havenith This leaves just “happy, introverted, competitive” Paul and “crazy, funny, motivated” Jonny to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on June 25, 2015 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The second scientist evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Alison Whitaker 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 new questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on June 24, 2015 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Hannah Greenwood 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 voucher for asking great questions! 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 23, 2015 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment