Thank you from your winner, Helen

Thank you so much students! I had an absolutely incredible two weeks and your energy, curiosity and genuine enthusiasm are what made it such a brilliant experience. I loved logging in to discover so many inspired new questions each day. We had a little bit of everything – from comets to black holes to alien life – and I had so much fun answering every single one. Live chats were probably my favourite part of the whole event. Guaranteed to be a little crazy – manic typing, rapid-fire questions and so many laughs – they always left me with a huge smile on my face. Some of your questions really got me thinking, and it was brilliant to see things from a different perspective. I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. Thank you so, so much for voting and of course also a huge thanks to … Continue reading

Posted on December 5, 2014 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 Space Zone winner: Helen Johnson Hard luck to Hugh Osborn 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 4 questions in the pink box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on November 21, 2014 by ModShane in News | 3 Comments

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Julian Onions This leaves just “Relaxed, friendly, competitive” Hugh and “Stargazer, daydreamer, eternal-child” Helen to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on November 20, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The second scientist evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Heather Campbell   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? VOTE for 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 4 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.  

Posted on November 19, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Jane MacArthur 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 November 18, 2014 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment