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Thank you from your winner, Sive

Wow, what an awesome two weeks! I’ve had such a fun time taking part in this event. I loved the challenge of trying to answer your quirky and tough questions — even if it did leave my brain boggled most of the time :). I was delighted and very grateful to be the winner of the Lithium zone and I’m looking forward to putting the prize money to some very good use. I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who was involved in making the event such a success. Thanks to the moderators for their great organisation and for keeping things running smoothly, the teachers for their enthusiasm in signing up their classes, the other scientists for their camaraderie and their fantastic answers (I even learned a few things about physics :)) and most importantly thanks to all the students for your cool questions and fun chat! … Continue reading

Posted on November 26, 2013 by ModJosh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Double counted… Congratulations to the Lithium Zone winner Sive Finlay Hard luck to Michael Nolan but a massive thank you to all of you who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the 4 questions in the pink box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a €25 ITunes voucher. And remember, you can still comment on posts and continue the conversations with the scientists.

Posted on November 22, 2013 by iasieadmin in News | 11 Comments

Just two remain…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now it’s game over for… Cathal Cummins We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in any live chats tomorrow. Cathal has answered some fantastic questions, and we’ve picked out our favourites, if you want to find out more, remember you can still comment on the questions. Do you know why the alphabet decide to mix itself up with maths? How big is infinity? You need to keep voting, to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to tomorrows epic final battle – VOTE Students, we hope that taking part in I’m a Scientist has been fun and interesting. But has it changed your view of science and scientists? We’d like you to tell us what you think about science. When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a … Continue reading

Posted on November 21, 2013 by iasieadmin in News | 8 Comments

I’m a Scientist – you’ve now evicted…

We’ve counted the votes and now it’s time to evict… Ciara Keane We hope you’ve had fun. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. In just 24 hours time the remaining 2 Lithium Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. You need to keep voting, to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – VOTE Students, we hope that taking part in I’m a Scientist has been fun and interesting. But has it changed your view of science and scientists? We’d like you to tell us what you think about science. When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a pink box with 4 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a €25 iTunes voucher. Who gets through to the final? … Continue reading

Posted on November 20, 2013 by iasieadmin in News | 1 Comment

I’m a Scientist – 1st scientist out is…

It’s been a fantastic event so far with the scientists answering hundreds of questions between them. But there can be only one zone winner. Today 5 become 4 as the first scientist leaves the competition. The first scientist to be evicted is… Emma Cahill Thank you for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. And remember, even though you’ve been evicted, you can still take part in live chats. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. So students, make sure you VOTE! Who will win? YOU decide!

Posted on November 19, 2013 by iasieadmin in News | 5 Comments