I’d like to start of by saying how grateful I am for the incredible opportunity: I’m a Scientist UK is definitely the most fun I’ve had in my lab coat. The whole process is flawless- with great chatroom moderators, clever site design and excited, committed, inquisitive school students. It took the first few minutes of my first live chat to turn #IASUK from something I didn’t understand to something that meant more to me than anything going on in my life! I’m a Scientist took over my life for two weeks: I couldn’t do an experiment without thinking I’d miss a question (by the second day I started at 05:30), I couldn’t meet anyone in the morning (schools come ‘online’ at 09:00), I delayed meeting my supervisor, rejected lunch with my family and have no idea what was discussed during our weekly group meeting. The second week was made worse … Continue reading
The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Colour Zone winner: Jessica Wade Hard luck to Andrew 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.
We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Jade Owen This leaves just “cooking crazy physicist” Jessica and “creative, opinionated chemist” Andrew to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE
We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Kevin Honeychurch 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.
The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Lynn Martin 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!