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Who’s taking part: November 2019

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is back this November. Between Monday 11th and Friday 22nd, students at over 120 schools will be putting their questions to 70+ scientists across 12 different zones. For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter @imascientist, and follow the hashtag, #IASUK. Let’s meet the scientists and schools taking part… Big Data Zone The Big Data Zone is a themed zone supported by Institute Of Physics. Valerio Giuffrida | Lecturer, Edinburgh Napier University I use computer algorithms to study the growth of plants in their environment. Sreejita Ghosh | PhD student, University of Groningen I look for patterns in data in order to find what is going on in the body of patients Sam Lawrence | Researcher, University of Portsmouth I’m a space scientist, looking at patterns of galaxies in the sky to try and understand the Universe … Continue reading

Posted on October 31, 2019 by modjen in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: November 2019

What’s new for teachers this November

We are always looking for ways to make our activities easier for you to take part in with your classes. As students and teachers recharged their batteries over summer, we’ve been busy making a few changes in time for our November events.  Continue reading

Posted on October 25, 2019 by modjen in News | Comments Off on What’s new for teachers this November

Student Winners – June 2019

During every event we ask the scientists and moderators to select the students who stood out for them: the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats.

Well done to all of the student winners, and everyone who took part. There were so many interesting questions, and comments, but there is only one voucher to be won in each zone. So, for fantastic engagement during the event, for posting brilliant questions and comments, the student winners below will each receive a certificate and a gift voucher. Continue reading

Posted on July 10, 2019 by modamy in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – June 2019

November 2019 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here returns in November, for two weeks from Monday 11th-Friday 22nd

We’re running themed zones, psychology zones and general science zones this November.

Read on to find out about them, or head straight to the application form to take part:

This November also sees the return of I’m a Researcher, I’m an Engineer UK and I’m a Scientist Ireland! Continue reading

Posted on June 26, 2019 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on November 2019 Zones

What’s happening in I’m a Scientist, the online STEM engagement activity

Over the last week, students and scientists across the UK have been engaging online in I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from what age you become interested in science, to favourite videogames, to why the ‘older generation’ left kids in charge of dealing with climate change, to making STEM engagement accessible to blind people, to the best ways for creating a wildlife garden, to the meaning of feminism and  proudest moments in psychology. Continue reading

Posted on June 17, 2019 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s happening in I’m a Scientist, the online STEM engagement activity

Who’s taking part: June 2019

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! returns this June for two weeks from the 10th to the 21st. Scientists and school students across the country will be taking part in 7 different zones, from Plants and Particles, to Space and Mental Health.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter @imascientist, and follow the hashtag, #IASUK.

Let’s meet the scientists and schools taking part… Continue reading

Posted on May 29, 2019 by modamy in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: June 2019

Student Winners – March 2019

During every event we ask the scientists and moderators to select the students who stood out for them: the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats.

Well done to all of the student winners, and everyone who took part. There were so many interesting questions, and comments, but there is only one voucher to be won in each zone. So, for fantastic engagement during the event, for posting brilliant questions and comments, the student winners below will each receive a certificate and a gift voucher. Continue reading

Posted on April 11, 2019 by modamy in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – March 2019

June 2019 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here returns this June, for two weeks from Monday 10th-Friday 21st.

This June we’re running five themed zones, with two especially for psychologists, and two general science zones.

Read on to find out all about them, or head straight to the application form to take part:

This June also sees the return of the MRC Festival Zone, where your students can connect with researchers and support staff from the Medical Research Council, and I’m an Engineer UK. Continue reading

Posted on March 19, 2019 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on June 2019 Zones

What’s been happening in I’m a Scientist, the online science engagement event

Straight in with the tough questions for the chemists in Molecule Zone[/caption]

Over the last week, students and scientists have been engaging online in I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from advice for aspiring scientists, to exactly why diesel is bad for the environment, to what ear grommets are used for, to science revision tips, to how to saw the Earth in half (with detailed instructions).

There are nine themed zones in the event this March: Imaging Zone and Nuclear Zone supported by the STFC, Molecule Zone supported by the ScotCHEM, Perception Zone and Relationships Zone supported by British Psychological Society, Time Zone supported by IOP and Organs Zone and Drug Discovery Zone supported by Wellcome.

There are also five General Science Zones, Nobelium, Lawrencium (Wellcome), Rutherfordium, Dubnium and Seaborgium (STFC), featuring a wide range of scientists. See all the scientists and schools taking part in the event. Continue reading

Posted on March 11, 2019 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening in I’m a Scientist, the online science engagement event

Who’s taking part: March 2019

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! returns this March for two weeks from the 4th to the 15th. Scientists and school students across the country will be taking part in 14 different zones, from Organs and Time, to Drug Discovery and Relationships!

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter @imascientist, and follow the hashtag, #IASUK. Want to take part in our next online event? Sign up here for June 2019.

Let’s meet the scientists and schools taking part… Continue reading

Posted on February 20, 2019 by modamy in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: March 2019