Engage students across the UK with medical research this November

Help students stay connected with science, their teachers and classmates in the Medical Research Zone!

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

The online activity takes place between 2–27 November on the I’m a Scientist website.
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Get involved

The Medical Research Council supports I’m a Scientist.

The activity is open to anyone based at an MRC-funded establishment and MRC grant holders.

You could be a:

  • PhD student researching neurodegenerative disease
  • technician supporting health informatics research
  • statistician mapping AMR bugs…

People from all disciplines and roles are welcome to apply and showcase the diversity of medical research!

There’s space for 40 researchers and technical staff to take part this November.
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What scientists say:

“One of the most rewarding, fulfilling and thought-provoking periods I have had in science” Deepak Chandrasekharan, MRC Harwell
” I would definitely recommend that other people get involved with I’m a Scientist, it’s an incredibly fun and unique event” Nathan Kindred, MRC DiMEN

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here is an online public engagement activity.

By taking part you:

  • develop communication skills
  • gain a fresh perspective on your work
  • find out what young people think about science and engineering.

Everything happens online so it’s easy for you to be involved right from your desk or smartphone and at times that suit your schedule.

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