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Thank you from your winner – Anastasia!

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. Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.  Oh wait, wrong notes…! This letter goes out first and foremost to all the students I had the absolute honour to meet during this event, I had the time of my life chatting to you and reading your questions! I’m so honoured that you voted for me and I hope you’ve enjoyed these last two weeks as much as I did (which in case it wasn’t clear is TONS!). Of course, none of this would have been possible without the amazing team of I’m a Scientist and all the schools and teachers … Continue reading

Posted on November 29, 2019 by modalex in News | Leave a comment

The winner is…

Anastasia Aliferi Congratulations! The students chose Anastasia as the Big Data Zone winner! It’s been a fantastic two weeks and we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all scientists who took part.

Posted on November 22, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Join the final live chat today from 12-3pm

Log in between 12 and 3pm today for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Big Data Zone!   The open live chat is a chance for you to ask your final questions, and for the scientists still in the running to win your VOTE! To take part, just log in and head to the CHAT page from 12pm! At 3pm, we’ll announce the winner live in the chat! How to join the evening chat Log in to the Big Data Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you there! ModJen and the Big Data Zone team

Posted on November 22, 2019 by modjen in News | Leave a comment

The third scientist evicted is…

Sreejita Ghosh The votes were counted and recounted, but the result is in – Sreejita, it’s game over for you! Which means our three finalists are Adam, Anastasia and Sam. They’ll be battling it out tomorrow to win your VOTE for the £500 prize money. Who do you want to see crowned winner? Every VOTE counts! Students! On your profile, you can choose three words that you think describe a scientist. Has your opinion changed? Pick three new words!

Posted on November 21, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Join the second evening live chat tonight from 7-8pm!

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Big Data Zone!   Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm! This is a second opportunity for you to introduce your friends and family to the scientists you’ve been talking with in school and for them to ask their own questions about the scientists’ work and interests, or about science and engineering in general. It’s also an opportunity for the scientists to convince you to VOTE for them before the winner is announced tomorrow! How to join the evening chat Log in to the Big Data Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you tonight! ModJen and the Big Data Zone team

Posted on November 21, 2019 by modjen in News | Leave a comment

The second scientist evicted is…

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

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

The first scientist evicted is…

Valerio Giuffrida The students have spoken. Valerio 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 Valerio 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.

Posted on November 19, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Join the evening live chat 7-8pm tonight!

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Big Data 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 the scientists’ work and interests, or about science and engineering in general, the careers available and more… How to join the evening chat Log in to the Big Data Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you tonight! ModJen and the Big Data Zone team

Posted on November 14, 2019 by modjen in News | Leave a comment