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Thank you from your winner, Kristian

Hello everyone, I’d like to say a huge thank you for voting for me in the Particle Physics Zone! When I signed up for the event, I had completely wrong ideas about it: I thought I’d spend maybe two hours a day on it. Well, it turned out that it was more like half of every day spent answering questions, joining every single chat session that was set up, or, if nothing else happened, checking regularly whether there are any new questions or comments for me. I didn’t get much work done during those two weeks. 🙂 I thought I wouldn’t get very far. I kept writing way longer responses than I thought I should, wondering whether I bored you to death or whether you would even take the time to read all that. Plus, some of the statements I made turned out to be a bit controversial. And some … Continue reading

Posted on December 2, 2013 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Double counted… Congratulations to the Particle Physics Zone winner Kristian Harder Hard luck to Zachary Williamson but a massive thank you to all of you who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. 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 £20 WH Smith voucher. And remember you can still comment on posts and continue the conversation with the scientists.

Posted on November 22, 2013 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next scientist out is..

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… Tim Hollowood We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in any live chats tomorrow. Tim has answered some fantastic questions, and we’ve picked out our favourites, if you want to find out more, remember you can still comment on the questions. Question: If you had the ability to visit any planet in the solar system what planet would you choose and why? Question: Is there or can there be any possible way for a human to fly? You need to keep voting, to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to tomorrows epic final battle – VOTE Students, we’d like to know what you think about I’m a Scientist. When you next log in and visit your profile, please fill in the questionnaire to be in … Continue reading

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

I’m a Scientist – you’ve now evicted…

We’ve counted the votes and now it’s time to evict… Joel Goldstein We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. In just 24 hours time the remaining 2 Particle Physics Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. You need to keep voting, to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – VOTE Students, we hope that taking part in I’m a Scientist has been fun and interesting. But has it changed your view of science and scientists? We’d like you to tell us what you think about science. 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 £20 WH Smith voucher. We hope you’ll spend … Continue reading

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

The first scientist out is…

It’s been a fantastic event so far with the scientists answering hundreds of questions between them. But there can be only one zone winner. Today 5 become 4 as the first scientist leaves the competition. The first scientist to be evicted is… Venus Keus Thank you for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. So students, make sure you VOTE! Who will win? YOU decide!

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