I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 13 to Friday 24 June 2016 (Apply by 1 May 2016)
This June, your favourite online science engagement activity returns with more themes, more scientists, and more questions. Who will emerge victorious? As always, the students will decide. Read about the zones and Scientists apply to take part in this online school engagement competition here: http://imascientist.org.uk/2016/04/june-2016-zones
And take a look at what one winning Scientist from the March event – Chris Blanford, from the University of Manchester, had to say about the event: http://biochemm16.imascientist.org.uk/2016/03/22/thank-you-from-your-winner-chris/ and http://www.materials.manchester.ac.uk/news-and-events/local-news/biomaterials-lecturer-comes-top-in-x-factorstyle-science-competition.htm
Other University of Manchester zone winners, from the March event, can be found here:
I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 13 to Friday 24 June 2016 (Apply by 1 May 2016)
And this June, the I’m an Engineer competition returns, with 5 different zones (Aerospace; Environment; Health; Water; General. We’re looking for 25 engineers and have space for more than 1,700 students. Read about the zones and Engineers to take part in this online school engagement competition here: http://imanengineer.org.uk/2016/04/june-2016-zones
What is I’m a Scientist and I’m an Engineer?
‘I’m a Scientist/I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here’ is a free online event where school students get to meet and interact with scientists/engineers. It’s a free X Factor-style competition between scientists/engineers, where the students are the judges. Students challenge the scientists/engineers over intense, fast-paced, online live CHATs. Then they ASK the scientists/engineers all the questions they want to, and VOTE for their favourite scientist/engineer to win a prize of £500 to communicate their work with the public.
Posted by Dee-Ann Johnson, The University of Manchester