Congratulations to the winning scientists!

Thank you all of you, it’s been an absolute blast!

After two weeks of intense debate, stimulating chats and thought-provoking questions, I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! draws to an end.

The five scientists in each zone have battled it out for your votes. The scientists have been eliminated one by one, to reveal the winner in each zone. So, congratulations to the following scientists:

Brain Suzi Gage University of Bristol
Calcium Drew Rae University of York
Tom Crick UWIC
Cobalt Jen Gupta University of Manchester
Copper Emily Robinson University of Manchester
Zara Gladman University of Glasgow
Energy Generation
Suze Kundu UCL
Sam Tazzyman UCL
Forensic Science
Anna Williams Cranfield University
Jim Caryl University of Leeds
Healthy Ageing
Amy Reeve Newcastle University – Centre for Brain Ageing and Vitality
Evan Keane Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Bonn, Germany
Wei Xun Imperial College London
Marine and Underwater Science
Dave Sproson Institute for Climate & Atmospheric Science, University of Leeds
Cat O’Connor Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosytem Health, University of Glasgow
Ian van der Linde Vision & Eye Research Unit (VERU), Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge)
Barbara Guinn University of Bedfordshire
Ceri Brenner University of Strathclyde/Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Carys Cook Imperial College London
Sports Science
Helen O’Connor Self Employed Sport and Exercise Psychologist
Gemma Sharp University of Edinburgh
Paddy Brock Institute of Zoology
Rika Nair Imperial College London

The winning scientists all receive £500 to spend on science communication, and we can’t wait to see their wonderful ideas put into practice!

Thank you, and commiserations, to all the other scientists. You’ve been brilliant participants and each and every one of you contributed to the success of this year’s event.

Thank you to all the teachers for your enthusiasm and involvement and finally thanks to all the students! Your brilliant chats and thought provoking questions have kept the scientists on their toes, and made this year’s I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! the biggest event yet.

To take part in future events, scientists and schools can sign up now.

And finally, a BIG thank you to our funders, the Wellcome Trust. Wellcome support the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities, and are dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health.

Thank you also to RCUK and their Lifelong Health and Wellbeing programme for sponsoring the Healthy Ageing Zone, the Institute of Physics for sponsoring the Quantum Zone, and Nelson Thornes, the home of Kerboodle.

See you next time!

Posted on June 24, 2011 by andyhowells in News. 11 Comments.

11 Responses to Congratulations to the winning scientists!

  1. hpsauce says:

    and congrats you guys

  2. samsam says:

    Congrats Amy!

  3. suzekundu says:

    I can’t believe it! I’ve just burst into tears at work!

    Thanks to the students for voting, and I’m A Scientist for organising, and Wellcome Trust for funding this amazing project! I’m so happy and proud to have been part of it, and I can’t wait to get planning with my prize money!

    Well done everyone that took part, all 115 (am I right) scientists. We did brilliantly 🙂

    Looking forward to meeting some or all of you in London on 30th!


  4. kianared13 says:

    Yay! I voted for Suzi in the Brain Zone! I really enjoyed taking part in I’m a Scientist! 😀

  5. suzigage says:

    Congratulations everyone 🙂

  6. suzigage says:

    Ooh, and thanks @kianared13!!!

  7. suleiman says:

    i voted for suzi because she has a lot of knolage

  8. jennifer962311 says:

    Congratulations! God bless!

  9. 09sahyass2 says:

    well done!

  10. kianared13 says:

    @Suzi You’re welcome! Congratulations and I think you deserved it! I’ll be looking out for those podcasts (if you are still going to spend the money on that)! 😀

  11. suzigage says:

    Thanks @suleiman!

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