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November 2018 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 5th to Friday 16nd November 2018.

This November we’re running seven themed zones, including two especially for psychologists, and one general physics zone, as well as two more general zones suitable for anyone working in science. Read about them all below, or jump straight to the application form:

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Posted on September 4, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on November 2018 Zones

Student Winners – June 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.

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Posted on July 13, 2018 by modamy in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – June 2018

What’s been happening this June in I’m a Scientist, the online science outreach event




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 eating worms in lessons, whether psychologists use research to bring up their children, how being an scientist contributes to being an artist, to perceptions of prisons, to finding out how chilis could make you a faster runner.

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Posted on June 18, 2018 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening this June in I’m a Scientist, the online science outreach event

Who’s taking part: June 2018

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here is back! Between the 11th and 22nd June, students at over 60 schools will be putting their questions to 42 scientists across 7 different zones; from Food and Society, to Healthy Cities and Wellbeing.

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…

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Posted on June 1, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: June 2018

Student Winners – March 2018

After 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.

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Posted on April 10, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – March 2018

June 2018 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 11th to Friday 22nd June 2018.

This June we’re running five themed zones, including two especially for psychologists, and two general zones suitable for anyone working in science. Read about them all below, or jump straight to the application form:

Plus: Don’t miss the MRC Festival Zone, 4th–22nd June, featuring 25 medical researchers for your students to meet!

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Posted on April 9, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on June 2018 Zones

What’s been happening this March in I’m a Scientist, the online science outreach event

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 whether your feelings affect your breath, the end of spacetrusting Wikipedia,  measuring air quality, losing your experimental data, apprenticeships in science and everyone’s least favourite elements.

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Posted on March 12, 2018 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening this March in I’m a Scientist, the online science outreach event

New Debate Kit – Privacy

Our latest science Debate Kit, funded by the Royal Institution and Lloyd’s Register Foundation, asks the question: Should mobile phones be always listening? Students explore the privacy implications and benefits of our phone microphones “listening in”. 8 characters with different viewpoints encourage a balanced discussion about this technology.

The kit provides all you need to get your students discussing the associated personal, social and economic issues and to help them appreciate the power and limitations of science. The structure shows students how to build a discussion and back up their opinions with facts.

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Posted on March 6, 2018 by modkatie in News | Comments Off on New Debate Kit – Privacy

Who’s taking part: March 2018

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here is back! Between the 5th and 16th March, students from nearly 100 schools will be putting their questions to scientists across 8 different zones; from Climate and Space Data, to Genes and Immune System.

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…

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Posted on February 26, 2018 by Moderator - Josh in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: March 2018

March 2018 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 5th to Friday 16th March 2018.

This March we’re running 5 themed zones, and general zones suitable for anyone working in science. Read about them all below, or jump straight to the application form:

Posted on January 15, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on March 2018 Zones