Hi folks! Just want to say a huge, massive thank you to ALL of you who took part in this year’s I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here. The questions we got in the antibiotics zone were excellent. There were lots about antibiotic resistance, Ebola, whether there will ever be a cure for HIV and what’s most likely to kill everyone on the planet. All pretty interesting. I especially liked the ones about immune system and TB (I could answer those!). I hope the answers we gave were helpful. If not – and after all of the questions answered – any of you STILL think that we scientists are all geniuses, well I hope I managed to persuade you otherwise ;). It’s really important to thank my fellow scientists – Sally, Marikka, Ceri and fellow finalist Rob – they were all fantastic and I hope they enjoyed the competition … Continue reading
The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Antibiotics Zone winner: Matt Bilton Hard luck to Robert Hampson 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 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 voucher.
We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Marikka Beecroft This leaves just “Tall, relaxed, inquisitive” Rob and “Really bad at counting” Matt 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… Ceri Dare 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 4 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… Sally Cutler 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!