Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations JACK, we look forward to hearing how you spend your £500 prize money. Hard luck to LAURENCE 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 event. We’ve had two weeks of hot debate, stimulating chat and mind-boggling facts. Students, don’t forget to fill in the event feedback survey to be in with a chance to win £20 WH Smith vouchers, here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/847167/I-m-a-Scientist-March-2012-Tell-us-what-you-think
We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes since yesterday and now it’s game over for… AKRAM This leaves just LAURENCE and JACK to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. What would they both do with the money, you ask? Laurence says “I’ve decided to use it for a student bursary to pay the registration fee of a PhD student to attend the 25th European Colloquium on Heterocyclic Chemistry, a conference I am organising at Reading this August” and Jack says “Spend it on the Sun Dome – a science roadshow about the Sun and fusion”. The competition is hotting up and the scientists are pulling out all the stops to secure your all important final vote. Only you decide who gets the £500 prize. Not your teacher, not the other scientists. Ask them more questions to help you decide who should win – https://energym12.imascientist.org.uk/ask And most importantly vote NOW to … Continue reading
We’ve counted the votes since yesterday and now it’s time to evict… GILL In just 24 hours time the final 2 Energy Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. Who gets through to the final for a chance to win £500? YOU decide! The last 3 scientists have it all to play for and they’re fighting for YOUR vote. So vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – https://energym12.imascientist.org.uk/vote/ If you haven’t made up your mind why not ask the scientists those all important tie breaker questions to help you decide? https://energym12.imascientist.org.uk/ask One student in each zone will win a £20 WH Smith voucher for asking the best questions in the opinion of the moderators. So keep asking those mind boggling questions that push the scientist to their limits, and it might just be you… Sorry to see … Continue reading
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… DAVID Thanks so much for all you’ve done. 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! Some of the great questions we’ve had so far include: Could you harness energy from the useless movement of feet? As we cant see the limits of our universe is it possible our universe is collapsing? Why cant anything be 100% efficient? Who will walk off with the prize? YOU decide!
On Tuesday the scientist with the fewest votes will be evicted from the Energy Zone. YOU decide who goes… Will it be: ‘scientific, romantic, optimist’ Laurence ‘future obsessed traditionalist’ Jack ‘energetic, optimistic, caring’ Gill David ‘enthusiastic, smiley, approachable’ Akram After Tuesday’s eviction, you get a new vote to save your favourite scientist in the evictions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Next Friday the surviving scientist will be declared the Energy Zone winner and win the £500 prize!