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|
|Cobalt||Jen Gupta||University of Manchester|
|Copper||Emily Robinson||University of Manchester|
||Zara Gladman||University of Glasgow|
||Anna Williams||Cranfield University|
||Jim Caryl||University of Leeds|
||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|
||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.
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!