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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

Student Winners – November 2018

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 could only be one winner 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 January 7, 2019 by modamy in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – November 2018

New Debate Kit – Unisex Toilets

Our latest science Debate Kit, funded by the Royal Institution and Lloyd’s Register Foundation, asks the question: Should schools make all their toilets unisex? 

Covering relevant topics such as biological sex, gender and societal expectations, this Debate Kit helps students explore what gender means to them and others. The Kit includes eight characters with different viewpoints to encourage a balanced discussion around the question, which many schools already find themselves asking.

The kit provides all you need to run a debate around unisex toilets and to help them understand the differences between one’s biological sex and gender identity. The structure shows students how to build a discussion and back up their opinions with facts. Continue reading

Posted on January 7, 2019 by modamy in News | Comments Off on New Debate Kit – Unisex Toilets