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And the winner in Cancer 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 this zone is… Joanna Watson Congratulations Joanna! The students have voted you their favourite scientist and most worthy of the £500 prize to communicate your science work. Your commitment has been outstanding through the whole competition and your knowledge has been unbelievable! We hope you spend the money wisely and wish you all the best in your cancer research! Hard luck to Leo 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 year’s event. Students, you can leave your … Continue reading

Posted on June 25, 2010 by ModShane in News | 27 Comments

Who has made the final two? Third Cancer Zone Eviction!

It’s really hotting up now, and the scientists are really under pressure! The votes have been counted, and the next scientist to get evicted in this zone is… Iain Moal Your beard was a big hit but sadly not big enough to keep you in the competition! Thank you for taking part, we hope you’ve had as much fun as us. Students, you can leave your messages for Iain by commenting on this news post. This leaves only Leo and Jo to fight it out for the prize tomorrow. Right now, the leaders are TIED in first position! So don’t forget to vote, every vote counts! Who will be the victor? Only the students can decide! Keep voting. And may the best scientist win.

Posted on June 24, 2010 by ModShane in News | 32 Comments

Who goes? You have decided! Second Cancer Zone Eviction…

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… Mariam Orme You’ve proved yourself to be a fountain of knowledge but sadly someone has to leave. Thank you so much for your enthusiasm with the questions and in the live chats! Students, you can leave your message for Mariam here. 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 | 10 Comments

First eviction

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… Gioia Cherubini Thanks so much for all you’ve done. You’ve been a fantastic contestant and have enlightened us greatly in the world of virology! 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! Who will walk off with the prize? YOU decide!

Posted on June 22, 2010 by ModShane in News | 10 Comments