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Thank you from your winner – Barbara!

Hi all! Just want to say a massive thank you to everyone participating in the Genes Zone. I am extremely lucky to have been voted through. I hope you had as much fun taking part in “I’m a scientist, get me out of here” as I did- I loved the questions you guys come up with! I enjoyed a lot of the fun hypothetical questions, like whether or not it is possible to make mythical creatures. I have also learnt a lot from looking for answers to questions outside my field, especially regarding space and aliens. Many thanks to my fellow scientists in the Gene Zone – you all had brilliant insight and answers. It was amazing that you covered some of the topics that I was unfamiliar with. Last but not least, many thanks to the teachers and moderators for helping everything to run smoothly. For the A-level students … Continue reading

Posted on March 23, 2015 by modangela in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Genes Zone winner: Barbara Shih Hard luck to Matthew Moore but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the questions in the box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on March 20, 2015 by modemily in News | 2 Comments

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Sophie Robinson This leaves just “Interested, ambitious and daft” Matthew Moore and “Curious, creative, cheerful” Barbara Shih to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on March 19, 2015 by modemily in News | Leave a comment

The second scientist evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Tristan Smith The two scientists left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTEfor your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of science and scientists? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a pink box with questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on March 18, 2015 by modemily in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Ravinder Kanda 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. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions! And remember, 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 17, 2015 by modemily in News | Leave a comment