And the Silicon zone winner of IAS 2010 is…..

The students have spoken. The votes have been counted and the moment has finally arrived for us to announce this year’s winner of I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! After two weeks of hot debate, stimulating chat and mind-boggling facts, the students have decided the winner in this zone is… Andrew Maynard Congratulations Andrew! The students have voted you their favourite scientist and most worthy of the £500 prize to communicate your science work. It has been fantastic getting to know you and hearing about our work, and you now have a lot of fans!!! Hard luck to Marianne 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 year’s event. Please join us in June for the next I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! … Continue reading

Posted on June 25, 2010 by ModShane in News | 12 Comments

We’re at the halfway point, and the next scientist to leave Silicon is….

The votes have been counted, and the next scientist to get evicted in the silicon zone is… Andrew Leitch Andrew thank you so much for all of your time and energy. We will miss you greatly. We have all enjoyed learning about your research on lung disease, and the insight into working as a scientist! It’s really hotting up now, and the scientists are really under pressure! This leaves only Marianne and Andrew to fight it out for the prize tomorrow. Who will be the victor? Only the students can decide! Keep voting. And may the best scientist win. Please leave any goodbye messages that you have for Andrew below.

Posted on June 24, 2010 by ModShane in News | 7 Comments

And the second scientist to leave is…..

You’ve been asking more questions, chatting more chats, and most importantly casting more votes! And now it’s time for the second eviction. The next scientist to leave will be… Emma Pilgrim Sorry to see you go after all your hard work. We hope you’ve still had fun. Thanks to you the students have learnt a lot more about food availability as well as learning many other interesting facts! Remember everyone, there are more evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. Keep voting students! Who will survive to claim the prize? YOU decide! Please leave any goodbye comments for Emma below.

Posted on June 23, 2010 by ModShane in News | 6 Comments

First eviction

It’s been a fantastic event so far and the scientists have worked hard, answering thousands 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… Paula Gilfillan Thanks so much for all you’ve done, Paula it has been great to have you. 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! Who will walk off with the prize? YOU decide!

Posted on June 22, 2010 by ModShane in News | 3 Comments