Connect your students with researchers from the South West of England!

From 24 September to 8 October 2021, I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here connected school students with working researchers from South West universities, through the FUTURES Zone.

The FUTURES Zone was funded by FUTURES2021, a European Researchers’ Night project, funded by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions.

This activity was for schools and colleges in the South West of England. If your school is based elsewhere, please head to our main sign up page ❯

To apply to take part I’m a Scientist activities that are currently running:

Teachers: Register to take part ❯

I’m a Scientist is a safe and secure online platform.

It’s quick and easy to set up, and text-based – no audio or video required.

Students get to:

  • Ask working scientists their questions
  • Connect with them through live text-based Chats
  • Vote for their favourite to win £500!

It’s accessible from the classroom or home and super-flexible – you book chats at times that suit you and your classes.

Thanks to FUTURES2021 and our other funders, this activity is completely free for state-maintained schools and colleges across the South West of England.

What teachers say:

“Incredibly easy to set up and run”
“My students loved their involvement and I was amazed at some of the questions they asked”

Find out more:

Benefits for your students ❯
How it works ❯
Student safeguarding and privacy ❯

Questions? Contact