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The Hassium 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.
zest351bug from The Holmesdale School was nominated by the scientists for their open, honest and engaging questions.

As the student winner, zest351bug will receive a certificate and a gift voucher.

Well done to zest351bug and to everyone who took part. There were so many interesting questions, and comments, but there could only be one winner in each zone. Continue reading

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

Thank you from your winner – Dave!

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. When I entered I’m a Scientist I hadn’t even realised it was a competition (a lesson in reading things before you sign them)! All I saw was that for two weeks I could take part in chats and answer questions from students around the country, an opportunity to share my passion for science and specifically archaeology and human evolution. I have been dedicated to outreach and dissemination even before I turned to academia as an adult (I don’t see the point in learning things if you’re not going to pass the information on) so this looked like a fantastic opportunity; I was not disappointed! It was only a week or so before the … Continue reading

Posted on June 27, 2019 by modantony in News | 1 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 Hassium 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 bacteria, drug testing, health science and more… Continue reading

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

The second scientist evicted is…

Bastian Saputra

Sorry Bastian, you’re out of the running for the prize! Bastian 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 Bastian.

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…

Helen Faulkner

The students have spoken. Helen will still be able to answer questions and take part in live chats, but can’t win that prize money of £500.

Leave your messages for Helen in the comments for this post!

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 ModShane in News | Leave a 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 Hassium 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 bacteria, drug testing, health science and more… Continue reading

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