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A thank you from your winner Laura

Thank you all for a great two weeks! Especially thank you for voting for me as your winner! I really loved taking part and answering all of your questions, there was such a huge variety of things you asked about and I remembered a lot of science that I hadn’t thought about in ages. It helped me get back up to scratch on my science knowledge too! It was great to see how enthusiastic you all were, and that science careers are something a few of you are thinking about. I hope that you all enjoyed yourselves as much as I did and that you will continue to keep asking questions about the way that things work. With the money I’ve won I’m planning on setting up a website where school pupils like all of you can blog about the science that interests them. Once it gets going maybe we … Continue reading

Posted on March 28, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment

I’m a Scientist – your winner is… LAURA

Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations Laura, we look forward to hearing how you spend your £500 prize money. Hard luck to Norman and thank you to all the other scientists who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. We’ve had two weeks of hot debate, stimulating chat and mind-boggling facts. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. Log in and fill in 4 quick questions in the pink box on the right of the browser, to be in with a chance to win a £20 WH Smith voucher.

Posted on March 22, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m a Scientist – you’ve decided to let THANASIS go

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… THANASIS This leaves just Norman or “Energetic, Creative, Inquisitive” Laura to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. What would they both do with the money, you ask? Norman says “buy an icecream and give the rest to charity” and Laura says “Set up a website where school pupils can blog and podcast about science that they’re interested in, and have debates with each other and scientists”. The competition is hotting up and the scientists are pulling out all the stops to secure your all important final vote. Only you decide who gets the £500 prize. Not your teacher, not the other scientists. Vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist walks off with the prize – VOTE HERE If you haven’t made up your mind why not ask the scientists those all important tie breaker … Continue reading

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

I’m a Scientist – you’ve now evicted… NICOLA!

We’ve counted the votes and now it’s time to evict… NICOLA Sorry to see NICOLA go after all your hard work. We hope you’ve had fun. In just 24 hours time the final 2 Rhodium Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. Who gets through to the final for a chance to win £500? YOU decide! Will it be “funny, kind and awesome” Thanasis, Norman or “Energetic, Creative, Inquisitive” Laura The last 3 scientists have it all to play for and they need your vote. So vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – VOTE HERE What do you think about science NOW? 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? Please tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken … Continue reading

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

I’m a Scientist – 1st out is… Sandra

It’s been a fantastic event so far and the scientists have worked hard, answering hundreds of questions between them. But on Friday there can only be one winner in each zone, so some of them have to go. We are sorry to have to do this to you, but the first scientist to be evicted is… SANDRA Thanks so much for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. Keep voting students! Who will walk off with the prize? YOU decide!

Posted on March 19, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment