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Thank you from your winner Dave

A big THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me! I’m a scientist was a hectic, exciting and incredibly interesting fortnight, and I am really grateful to all the students and teachers who took part in the event. I think … Continue reading

Posted on July 3, 2013 by in News | 1 Comment

I’m a Scientist – your winner is… DAVE

Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations Dave, we look forward to hearing how you spend your £500 prize money. Hard luck to Ben and thank you to all the other scientists who took part. You were all … Continue reading

Posted on June 28, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m a Scientist – you’ve decided to let Susana go in the Crystallography Zone

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… SUSANA This leaves just “caffeinated, curious, creative” Dave and “energetic, thoughtful, tireless” Ben to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. What would they both do with the … Continue reading

Posted on June 27, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m a Scientist – you’ve now evicted… Sam in the Crystallography Zone

We’ve counted the votes and now it’s time to evict… SAM Sorry to see Sam go after all your hard work. We hope you’ve had fun. In just 24 hours time the final 2 Crystallography Zone scientists will be revealed … Continue reading

Posted on June 26, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

I’m a Scientist – 1st out is… Ed

It’s been a fantastic event so far and the scientists have worked hard, answering hundreds 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 … Continue reading

Posted on June 25, 2013 by ModShane in News | 3 Comments

DAY 6: Oxygen and the placebo effect

Evictions start tomorrow It’s week 2 and tomorrow sees the start of  the evictions, who will be first to go? Get your votes in! Today’s highlights in the Crystallography Zone: Why oxygen keeps us alive but can also kill us: … Continue reading

Posted on June 24, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment

DAY 5: Time travel, interviews and uneven feet

The halfway point Week 1 may nearly be over, but we have the evictions to look forward to next week! The power is in the hands of the 5,000+ students. Today’s highlights in the Crystallography Zone: Time travel: muse : … Continue reading

Posted on June 21, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment

DAY 4: Giant crystals, clicking joints and telescopes

At day 4 we’re nearly half way through the event. Hope you’re all chatting, asking and voting! Today’s highlights in the Crystallography Zone: Giant crystals: What is the biggest crystal you have seen? The progress of crystallography research… finleye : … Continue reading

Posted on June 20, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment

DAY 3: Potato plants, arthritis and dangerous crystals

Day 3 and there’s no let up in the number of chats and questions – 4,400 students registered and nearly 2,500 answered questions, not to mention loads more chats! Today’s highlights in the Crystallography Zone: Talk of potato plants… scoodle12 … Continue reading

Posted on June 19, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment

DAY 2: Atoms and stereotypes

It’s only day 2 but the questions keep coming! Over 35 live chats and hundreds more great questions. Today’s highlights in the Crystallography Zone: What’s all the fuss about atoms? Why do you like looking at atoms so much? We … Continue reading

Posted on June 18, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment

DAY 1: Arthritis, milk and favourite crystals

And so it begins… I’m a Scientist June 2013 has got off to a busy start. Across all zones we’ve had around 30 live chats, a few thousand questions asked outside of the chats, and there are now 3,300 students … Continue reading

Posted on June 17, 2013 by in News | Leave a comment