Thanks so much for voting for me in the competition. I was humbled by your support and really appreciated it. I loved the process and I think I learned a lot from all of the challenging questions you posed. I hope that if you ever cross paths with another scientist in the future you will bombard them with lots of questions just like you did during the competition. That curiosity will serve you well in your studies and might lead you to a career in science. If I had the confidence to ask more questions when I was younger I think I would have made a better scientist. I work for Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, so feel free to pop in and say hello if you’re ever around. I tweet about science and my life at: https://twitter.com/joeboating so if you ever have any science/space questions, hit me up … Continue reading
The students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Double counted… Congratulations to the Space Zone winner Joseph Roche Hard luck to Lauren McKeown but a massive thank you to all of you who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. 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 €25 iTunes voucher. And remember, you can still comment on posts and continue the conversations with the scientists.
We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… Eoin O’Colgain We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in any live chats tomorrow. Eoin has answered some fantastic questions, and we’ve picked out our favourites, if you want to find out more, remember you can still comment on the questions. What contributions have astronomers made to society? Explain string theory You need to keep voting, to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to tomorrows epic final battle – VOTE Students, we hope that taking part in I’m a Scientist has been fun and interesting. But has it changed your view of science and scientists? We’d like you to tell us what you think about science. When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a pink box with 4 questions on the … Continue reading
We’ve counted the votes and can now reveal that you have decided to evict… Colm Bracken We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. Colm has answered some fantastic questions, and we’ve picked out our favourites, if you want to find out more, remember you can still comment on the questions. Question: are ghosts real? Question: What sort of training do austrounouts have to undertake ? In just 24 hours time the remaining 2 Space Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. VOTE NOW! 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 €25 iTunes voucher.
It’s been a fantastic event so far with the scientists answering hundreds of questions between them. But there can be only one zone winner. Today 5 become 4 as the first scientist leaves the competition. The first scientist to be evicted is… Stephen Scully Thank you for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. So students, make sure you VOTE