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And the winner in the Boron zone 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 the Boron zone is… Hywel Vaughan Congratulations Hywel! The students have voted you their favourite scientist and most worthy of the £500 prize to communicate your science work. We hope you spend the money wisely and wish you all the best with designing the world’s fastest car! Well done for winning at such a young age, you are a great example for all the young people to follow! Hard luck to Keith 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 … Continue reading

Posted on June 25, 2010 by ModShane in News | 5 Comments

It’s halfway through and another one bites the dust……………

It’s really hotting up now, and the scientists are really under pressure! The votes have been counted, it was very close but the next scientist to get evicted in the Boron zone is… Alastair Sloan This leaves only Keith and Hywel to fight it out for the prize tomorrow. Who will be the victor? Only the students can decide! We are sorry to see you go Alastair! Thank you being a great scientist and answering everyone’s questions so well! You will be missed in the live chats and we wish you all the best with your teaching and all the important meetings you’ve got lined up!! Don’t forget to VOTE for the scientist you think deserves to win the prize of £500!!! Don’t let your favourite be evicted!!!! You can also leave messages for Alastair below to thank him for all his hard work and the time he gave up … Continue reading

Posted on June 24, 2010 by ModShane in News | 8 Comments

And the Second Scientist to Leave Boron 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 Carter Thank you for all your great answers and telling us about your research into improving micro-engineering systems. Sorry to see you go after all your hard work. We hope you’ve still had fun. Students, you can comment on here and leave your messages for Emma. 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!

Posted on June 23, 2010 by ModShane in News | 5 Comments

The beginning of the end…

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… Vicki Stevenson Vicki, thanks so much for providing science, time, answers, and chat. We hope you enjoyed taking part, now go continue your research! 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