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Thank you from your winner – Elena!

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. This has been an amazing experience for me and I feel so honoured to be chosen as winner in the Meitnerium Zone! I want to thank all the students who voted for me to receive the prize money, which will help to share knowledge about volcanoes with children in another country affected by explosive eruptions. I truly appreciate it and look forward to this project. When I joined I’m a Scientist, Get me Out of Here, I thought I would simply be answering questions from students about science, but I never imagined how much I would also gain from these exchanges. I learned so much from the great questions posted on the website … Continue reading

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

The winner is…

Elena Maters Congratulations! The students chose Elena as the Meitnerium 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 | 2 Comments

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 Meitnerium 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 Meitnerium Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you there! ModJen and the Meitnerium Zone team

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

The third scientist evicted is…

Alex Leide The votes were counted and recounted, but the result is in – Alex, it’s game over for you! Which means our three finalists are Elena, Isaac and Sarah. 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 Meitnerium 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 question 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 Meitnerium Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you tonight! ModJen and the Meitnerium Zone team

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

The second scientist evicted is…

Hira Virdee Sorry Hira, you’re out of the running for the prize! Hira 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 Hira. 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…

Anisha Wijeyesekera The students have spoken. Anisha 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 Anisha 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 Meitnerium 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 Meitnerium Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you tonight! ModJen and the Meitnerium Zone team

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