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The Particles Zone student winner is…

During every event we ask the scientists and moderators to nominate their top student — one who’s made the most of the event, shown enthusiasm and asked some really great questions.
city354car from the Petchey Academy was nominated by the scientists for their brilliant questions in ASK.

As the student winner, city354car will receive a certificate and a gift voucher.

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Posted on July 9, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment

Thank you from your winner – Savannah!

Students! Help us decide which scientists and engineers should take part in the next event, and you could win a £20 voucher. All you need to do is take 2 minutes now to judge these 12 sentences. Wow – first of all a huge thank you to all of the students that voted for me! I am very new to science research and only ended up involved in I’m a Scientist because one of my friends volunteered me for it (but I am super glad they did). I definitely never expected to get so far in the competition, let alone win my zone! Part of the reason that I agreed to take part was because I wanted to show that science is for everyone, no matter what your background, age, gender, etc. I plan to use the prize money in collaboration with the University of Manchester Physics Outreach (UMPO) team … Continue reading

Posted on June 26, 2019 by modantony in News | Leave a comment

Join the second evening live chat tonight, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Particles Zone!

Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm!

Why not introduce your friends and family to the scientists you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about black holes, forces, colliding particles and more… Continue reading

Posted on June 20, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment

The scientist evicted today is…

Philippe Gambron

Sorry Philippe, you’re out of the running for the prize! Philippe can keep answering questions and joining in the live chats, but they won’t be going home with the £500.

Students, you can can comment on this post to leave a message for Philippe.

Who will be evicted tomorrow? It’s up to you! VOTE every day for your favourite scientist and keep them in the competition to win the prize money. Continue reading

Posted on June 19, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist evicted is…

It’s a draw!

All the scientists are still in the running for that £500 prize.

Remember, there will be a new scientist being evicted each day this week, so make sure to VOTE every day for your favourite and keep them in the competition. Continue reading

Posted on June 18, 2019 by modmichaela in News | 1 Comment

Join tonight’s live chat with scientists, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Particles Zone!

Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm!

Why not introduce your friends and family to the scientists you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about black holes, forces, colliding particles and more… Continue reading

Posted on June 13, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment

Who’s taking part in the Particles Zone

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is back this June. Between the 10th and the 21st, students at 8 schools will be putting their questions to scientists in the Particles Zone.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter @imascientist, and follow the hashtag, #IASUK.

The Particles Zone is a themed zone supported by the Science & Technology Facilities Council. Continue reading

Posted on June 3, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment