Engage school students with your work

Help students stay connected with science, their teachers and classmates in I’m a Scientist.

  • Chat with students and teachers using a simple messaging platform
  • Answer their questions about working in science
  • Compete for votes to win £500 for your engagement projects

You could be a researcher, technician, in industry or the public sector, in roles like comms or management… Take part to show students the wide range of STEM-related careers out there.

Apply now ❯

The next activities take place in the autumn school term, between 1 September and 18 December. Each activity, called a Zone, lasts 4 weeks.

What scientists say:

“The questions asked were both fun and challenging, keeping me on my toes at all times and giving me a fresh perspective and enthusiasm for my own research”
“Love, love, loving taking part in @imascientist, so much fun, very engaging”

Find out more:

Questions? Email support@imascientist.org.uk

Connect more of the STEM community to students

Have colleagues or friends who would like to take part with you?

📧 Email this application page

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Anyone in a role connected to science is welcome to apply for activities this autumn.