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I’m a Scientist – your winner is SEAN

Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations SEAN, we look forward to hearing how you spend your £500 prize money. Hard luck to LAURA 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 fill in the event feedback survey to be in with a chance to win £20 WH Smith vouchers, here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/847167/I-m-a-Scientist-March-2012-Tell-us-what-you-think

Posted on March 23, 2012 by ModShane in News | Comments Off on I’m a Scientist – your winner is SEAN

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

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes since yesterday and now it’s game over for… LENA This leaves just SEAN and LAURA to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. What would they both do with the money, you ask?  Sean says “I will make an interactive iBook that will be free to download and will teach students about all of the new research and technology that is being used to try and create cures for patients” and Laura says “I’d buy lots of brightly coloured lab coats, give a batch to every school in my zone and ask students to make a short video whilst wearing them, then send the clip to me with the best one winning a prize”. 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 … Continue reading

Posted on March 22, 2012 by ModShane in News | Comments Off on I’m a Scientist – you’ve decided to let LENA go

I’m a Scientist – you’ve now evicted…Asif

We’ve counted the votes since yesterday and now it’s time to evict… ASIF In just 24 hours time the final 2 Gallium 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! The last 3 scientists have it all to play for and they’re fighting for YOUR vote. So vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – https://galliumm12.imascientist.org.uk/vote If you haven’t made up your mind why not ask the scientists those all important tie breaker questions to help you decide? https://galliumm12.imascientist.org.uk/ask One student in each zone will win a £20 WH Smith voucher for asking the best questions in the opinion of the moderators. So keep asking those mind boggling questions that push the scientist to their limits, and it might just be you… Sorry to see … Continue reading

Posted on March 21, 2012 by ModShane in News | Comments Off on I’m a Scientist – you’ve now evicted…Asif

I’m a Scientist – 1st out is Viv

It’s been a fantastic event so far and the scientists have worked hard, answering thousands 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… VIV 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! Some of the great questions we’ve had so far include: What is the most dangerous thing in science? What is the result if we split an atom up into protons neutron and electrons,would it be possible to rebuild an atom? We evolve to improve but over the past few thousand years the human race has become slower, fatter and … Continue reading

Posted on March 20, 2012 by ModShane in News | Comments Off on I’m a Scientist – 1st out is Viv

Vote now to save your favourite scientist!

On Tuesday the scientist with the fewest votes will be evicted from the Gallium Zone. YOU decide who goes… Will it be: ‘friendly, stubborn, silly’ Viv ‘determined, curious, joker’ Sean ‘enthusiastic, organised, always laughing’ Lena ‘quirky, passionate, dedicated’ Laura ‘energetic, motivated, focused’ Asif After Tuesday’s eviction, you get a new vote to save your favourite scientist in the evictions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.   Next Friday the surviving scientist will be declared the Gallium Zone winner and win the £500 prize!

Posted on March 16, 2012 by in News | Comments Off on Vote now to save your favourite scientist!