Firstly, a big thank you to everyone who took part in the live chats, asked questions on the “I’m a Scientist” Ireland website and voted for their favourite scientist. I had an amazing experience and that was down to the enthusiasm shown by you all for Science, both weird and wonderful! Thank you also, to your teachers for organising the event in your schools, and to the “I’m a Scientist” organisers for hosting a great event across the whole island of Ireland. A huge shout out to the other Scientists who took part in the Health Zone, Jean, Tim and Kevin, who I learned so much from and were great fun to chat with over the two weeks. Between the efforts of all the Health Zone Scientists, we were able to give you almost three hundred answers to your written questions, and many more during the live chats, so I … Continue reading
Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations ENDA, we look forward to hearing how you spend your €500 prize money. Hard luck to Jean and thank you to all the other scientists who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. We’ve had two weeks of hot debate, stimulating chat and mind-boggling facts. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. Log in and fill in 4 quick questions in the pink box on the right of the browser. Also, fill in the event feedback survey to be in with a chance to win €30 iTunes voucher, here.
We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… TIM This leaves just “Energetic, enthusiastic, nerdy” Jean and “Solid. Liquid. Gassy.” Enda to fight it out for the €500 prize tomorrow. What would they both do with the money, you ask? Jean says “Get secondary school students to watch fun presentations by students.” and Enda says “I’d like to run a schools competition where students make a video explaining a scientific topic in a fun way, e.g evolution, gravity, energy.”. The competition is hotting up and the scientists are pulling out all the stops to secure your all important final vote. Only you decide who gets the €500 prize. Not your teacher, not the other scientists. Vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist walks off with the prize – VOTE HERE If you haven’t made up your mind why not ask the scientists those all … Continue reading
We’ve counted the votes and now it’s time to evict… KEVIN Sorry to see KEVIN go after all your hard work. We hope you’ve had fun In just 24 hours time the final 2 Health Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. Who gets through to the final for a chance to win €500? YOU decide! The last 3 scientists have it all to play for and they need your vote. So vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – VOTE HERE What do you think about science NOW? We hope that taking part in I’m a Scientist has been fun and interesting. But has it changed your view of science and scientists? Please tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. When you next log in you’ll see a pink box with 4 quick … Continue reading
It’s been a fantastic event so far and the scientists have worked hard, answering hundreds of questions between them. But on Friday there can only be one winner in each zone, so some of them have to go. We are sorry to have to do this to you, but the first scientist to be evicted is… KATE Thanks so much for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. Keep voting students, for your favourite scientist to win! Who will walk off with the prize? YOU decide!