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Thank you from your winner – Sarah!

Hi everyone! Firstly a big thank you to everyone who voted for me, and who took part in the event. I learnt loads myself so I hope you did too. Special thanks to Steven, Connor, Lidunka and Jillian for your abundance of knowledge! It was an awesome two weeks and a lot more intense than I’d anticipated. The live chats were great, though I think I spent about 10% of my time typing in the variety of interesting usernames… I really hope (and believe) more of you became enthused by science by the event, and can maybe envisage yourselves on the other side of the chat telling students in the future all about the great work you do. In terms of the prize money, I’m planning on buying a bank of materials to do demonstrations or experiments in the classroom which schools wouldn’t usually be able to do. Probably with a … Continue reading

Posted on July 20, 2015 by modantony in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Extreme Force Zone winner: Sarah Beasley Hard luck to Steven 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 | Leave a comment

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Connor Macrae This leaves just “enthusiastic, friendly, inquisitive” Steven and “joker, logical, ambitious” Sarah 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… Lidunka Vocadlo 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… Jillian Scudder 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