Thank you from your winner- Tim!

Students! Did you do your profile survey? Check your email for a chance to win a £20 voucher and tell us what you think now! Wow, what a mad fact-filled two weeks it has been, even more so because you crazy people voted for me to win! I’m a Scientist has been like a comet – dazzling, eye-opening and over far too quickly. My fingers have started to ease up now, after aching from all the typing during the live chats – my goodness they could be intense, you guys asking so many diverse questions in such a short space of time! So a gargantuan thank you to the organisers and moderators for running the event so seamlessly, it has been an absolute pleasure to be a part of. Thanks also to the UK Space Agency, for funding this fantastic event. Having the opportunity to share my enthusiasm for the … Continue reading

Posted on March 22, 2018 by in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Space Data Zone winner: Tim Duckenfield Hard luck to Sammie and Lisa but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant.

Posted on March 16, 2018 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Mark Mirmelstein This leaves just “Inquisitive, funny, dorky” Tim Duckenfield, “Optimistic, hard-working, lucky!” Sammie Buzzard and “Sci fi lover” Lisa Baddeley to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on March 15, 2018 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Join after-school live chat at 7pm: Family welcome!

Today’s after school live chat is another chance to talk to the scientists in your zone! Log in from home and go to your live chat page any time between 7pm and 8pm to ask more questions. You can also show your family what you’ve been doing. Do they know anyone using super computers and space telescopes to study stars? Show them a real scientist. Who would your parents vote for? How to Chat 1. Use your login card at 2. Click the CHAT icon in the Space Data Zone 3. Start typing, just like in class See you tonight! ModJosh and the I’m a Scientist team

Posted on March 15, 2018 by modjosh in News | Leave a comment

The second scientist evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Stephen Wilkins The scientists left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite!

Posted on March 14, 2018 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Rachel Dewhurst One scientist will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. You can comment on questions the scientists answer. Do you think the scientist is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on March 13, 2018 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment