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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

March 2019 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 4th – Friday 15th March 2019.

This March we’re running eight themed zones, with two especially for psychologists. We also have two general science zones, and one general physics zone for primary school students. Read about them all below, or jump straight to the application form:

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Posted on December 18, 2018 by modamy in News | Comments Off on March 2019 Zones

What’s happening this November 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 humans could hibernate, to getting real about biggest school regrets, to how well plants treat their relatives. Continue reading

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

Who’s taking part: November 2018

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! returns this November for two weeks from the 5th to the 16th. Scientists and school students across the country will be taking part in ten different zones, from Memory and Sleep, to Fast Computing and Sustainability!

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 2019.

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

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Moderator - Josh in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: November 2018

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:

  Continue reading

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