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Thank you from your winner, Sarah

That was an awesome two weeks! And I can’t believe you voted for me to win! The perfect end to a great and fun experience! Your questions were brilliant and made me think about aspects of science and work that tend to be pushed to the back of my mind during day to day life. I loved the huge range of subjects and the imagination and creativity behind your questions (I don’t think I would have thought to ask most of them!). Over the two weeks you covered basically every aspect of my work and life as a scientist, asked very specific scientific and thought provoking questions, and even covered my opinions on chicken (love it), Marvel vs. DC (Marvel) and JLS vs. One Direction (1D). I don’t think I’ve ever typed as fast as I did during those Live Chats and I actually became as addicted to checking ‘I’m … Continue reading

Posted on December 2, 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 Extreme Clean Zone winner Sarah Tesh Hard luck to Jessica Liley 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 | Leave a comment

The next scientist out is..

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… Nicci Potts We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in any live chats tomorrow. Nicci 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: Why do you experiment with tiny, tiny objects? Question: What would happen if the moon didn’t exist? 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 … 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… Ivan Campeotto 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 Extreme Clean 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 … Continue reading

Posted on November 20, 2013 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… James King 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 | Leave a comment