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Thanks from your winner, Aled

First and foremost… Thank you so much to all of the students who took part in I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here March 2014. You made this an unforgettable experience by asking some of the most challenging questions I’ve encountered. Some of my favourite questions include How do chameleons know when to change colour? and Could we replace blood with something else?, which pushed my scientific knowledge to the limits and beyond! Secondly I would like to thank my fellow Cerium Zone scientists, all of which would have been worthy winners and who are each a credit to their respective fields (they even taught me a thing or two!). This has been one of the most rewarding two weeks in my public engagement career! I can’t believe that you guys ’n’ gals voted for me! I’m very humbled! I would like to thank all of the students again … Continue reading

Posted on March 26, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is Aled

The students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Double counted… Congratulations to the Cerium Zone winner: Aled Roberts Hard luck to Willem but a massive thank you to all of the students and 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. 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 March 21, 2014 by ModShane in News | 3 Comments

The next scientist out is Kevin

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Kevin Arbuckle One scientist is evicted every day until tomorrow when your winner will be announced! Who will be your winner? Willem or Aled? You have one more vote! If you want to see your favourite scientist win tomorrows epic final battle, VOTE NOW! 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 essential school equipment, but we understand how difficult it will be to pass the pick’n’mix section…

Posted on March 20, 2014 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment

You’ve now evicted Eleanor

We’ve counted the votes and can now reveal that you have evicted… Eleanor Parker One scientist is evicted every day until Friday when your winner will be announced! Make sure to VOTE for your favourite to keep them in the competition! You get a new vote every day. In just 24 hours time the remaining two scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. 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 March 19, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist you’ve evicted 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… Fiona Heesen 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! And remember, as well as giving prizes to the winning scientists, we also give prizes to students. One student in each zone will win a £20 WH Smith voucher for asking great questions (questions that aren’t about One Direction).

Posted on March 18, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment