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Twitter Takeover

This June we’re trying something different*; we’re handing over the eyes and ears of our 10,000 strong Twitter following to some favourite faces of I’m a Scientist Alumni. For a couple of hours each day next week (9th–13th June), a … Continue reading

Posted on June 2, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

Who’s taking part in June 2014

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is back from Monday 16th to Friday 27th June. We’re running 12 themed zones and five general zones, including 2 zones just for Primary School students. That’s 85 scientists talking with students … Continue reading

Posted on June 2, 2014 by andyhowells in News | Leave a comment

June 2014 Zones

The next I’m a Scientist event: 16th to 27th June 2014 I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 16th to Friday 27th June 2014. This June, we’re running 17 zones; 12 themed … Continue reading

Posted on April 15, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

March 2014 Student Winners

After every event we ask the scientists and moderators to select the students who stood out to them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats. Well done to all of the student … Continue reading

Posted on April 4, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

June 2014 Biomedical Themed Zones

I’m a Scientist Towers is buzzing with excitement as the Wellcome Trust funded Biomedical themed zones have been chosen. They will be: Animal Behaviour Zone Agriculture Zone Drug Development Zone Infectious Diseases Zone Protein Zone Vision Zone The June event … Continue reading

Posted on March 28, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

March 2014 Finalists

Over the past two weeks 60 scientists have done more than 180 live chats and answered nearly 3,000 questions. We’ve been evicting scientists since Tuesday, and this afternoon we said Goodbye to 12 more. Now just two scientists remain in … Continue reading

Posted on March 20, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | 1 Comment

Day Five: From plants on Mars to travelling light

We’ve reached the end of the first week of I’m a Scientist with another full day of live chats and questions. The scientists will get the weekend to rest up, and next week the evictions start! Who stays? You decide! … Continue reading

Posted on March 14, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

Day Four: Rainbows, ethics, and desert island science

Day Four of I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here has been our busiest yet, with 23 live chats happening across the event! In the Light Zone, one student wanted to know why clouds don’t form rainbows; they’re made … Continue reading

Posted on March 13, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

Day Three: Which organ would you be?

Day three of I’m a Scientist and a day of packed live chats has found students and scientists discussing why leaves change colour, the causes of cancer, and germs: which has more, finger-nails or toilet seats? One fantastic question asked … Continue reading

Posted on March 12, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment

Day Two: Time travel, nano-wires, and flowers

Day two of I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here has been filled with live chats on everything from zombie apocalypses to time travel. Student: How could we ever go back in time? Matthew Malek: I promised myself that … Continue reading

Posted on March 11, 2014 by Moderator - Josh in News | Leave a comment