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Thank you from your winner, Nathan

Students! Help us decide which scientists and engineers should take part in the next event, and you could win a voucher. All you need to do is take 2 minutes now to judge these 12 sentences. I still can’t believe that I was voted the winner of the Medical Research Zone! I can’t thank the students that voted for me enough, and I am very excited to put the money to good use for more engagement events. I have loved being a part of I’m a Scientist and I had a lot of fun chatting with everyone and answering questions. This experience has really helped me to think about my research from a different perspective and has inspired me to get involved with more science engagement. Hopefully I’ll get to speak to some of you again at future engagement events! It has been so much fun working alongside so many … Continue reading

Posted on April 1, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment

🏆 Week 4’s Medical Research Zone student winner is…

amckeswick, congratulations! Each week the researchers and technical staff taking part in the Medical Research Zone nominate their top student – one who’s made the most of the event, shown enthusiasm and asked some really great questions. This week, amckeswick from the Petchey Academy was nominated for being polite and friendly, and “continuously asking incredible questions in chats and ASK.” As the student winner, amckeswick will receive a certificate and a £20 gift voucher. Well done to all four student winners from the Medical Research Zone! There were so many interesting questions and comments, but there could only be one winner each week. Students! Help us decide which scientists and engineers should take part in the next event, and you could win a voucher. All you need to do is take 2 minutes now to judge these 12 sentences.

Posted on March 30, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment

🏆 Week 3’s Medical Research Zone student winner is…

Daniya19, congratulations! Each week the researchers and technical staff taking part in the Medical Research Zone nominate their top student – one who’s made the most of the event, shown enthusiasm and asked some really great questions. This week, Daniya19 from Trevelyan Middle School was nominated for being polite and friendly, and being “Such an enthusiastic student, and used this opportunity to find out more about what science is and how to get there.” As the student winner, Daniya19 will receive a certificate and a £20 gift voucher. Want to be in with a chance of winning? Keep ASKing the researchers and technical staff about their work and join in next week’s evening chat, Thursday 7-8pm.

Posted on March 30, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment

🥇The Medical Research Zone winner is…

Nathan Kindred Congratulations, NATHAN! The students have spoken – you’re the Medical Research Zone winner and will be taking home that £500 prize money to put towards your own STEM engagement project. It’s been a fantastic four weeks and we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all researchers, technical staff, teachers and students who took part.

Posted on March 27, 2020 by modem in News | 2 Comments

The fourth and final Weekly Winner is…

The final Weekly Winner in the Medical Research Zone is… Ioana Grigoras AND Nuru Noor you’re the Week 4 Winners! Each week students in the Medical Research Zone vote for their favourite scientist to put them in the running for the £500 prize. The five contenders for Overall Winner are Nathan Kindred, Sophie Arthur, Sarah Brown, Nuru Noor and Ioana Grigoras. Stay tuned to find out who is going home with the money…

Posted on March 27, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment

Join the final live chat in the Medical Research Zone today from 12–3pm

Log in between 12 and 3pm today, for another chance to talk to the Researchers and Technical Staff in the Medical Research Zone. The open live chat is a chance for you to ask your final questions, and for the Researchers and Technical Staff still in the running to win your VOTEs! To take part, just log in and head to the CHAT page from 12pm. From 2.30pm, we’ll announce the winner live in the chat! How to join the open live chat Log in to the Medical Research Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions! See you this afternoon! ModEmily and the Medical Research Zone team

Posted on March 27, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment

Join the final evening live chat in the Medical Research Zone tonight, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the Researchers and Technical staff in the Medical Research 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 researchers and technical staff you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about the the scientists’ work and interests, or about medical research… How to join the evening chat Log in to the Medical Research Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions! See you tonight! ModJen and the Medical Research Zone team

Posted on March 26, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment

The third weekly winner in Medical Research Zone is…

This week in the Medical Research Zone, you’ve chosen… Sarah Brown, you’re the Week 3 Winner! Each week students in the Medical Research Zone vote for their favourite scientist to put them in the running for the £500 prize. On the final day of the activity, the Weekly Winner with the most votes will be named the Overall Winner and take home the money! Students, you can now VOTE for who you want to win in Week 4 of the activity. Keep ASKing the researchers and technical staff about their work and join next week’s evening chat, Thursday 7-8pm.

Posted on March 20, 2020 by modem in News | 1 Comment

Join the third evening live chat in the Medical Research Zone tonight, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the Researchers and Technical staff in the Medical Research 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 researchers and technical staff you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about the the scientists’ work and interests, or about medical research… How to join the evening chat Log in to the Medical Research Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions! See you tonight! ModEm and the Medical Research Zone team

Posted on March 19, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment

🏆 Week 2’s Medical Research Zone student winner is…

essentiallyellie, congratulations! Each week the researchers and technical staff taking part in the Medical Research Zone nominate their top student – one who’s made the most of the event, shown enthusiasm and asked some really great questions. This week, essentiallyellie from St John’s School and Sixth Form was nominated for being polite and friendly, and engaging in an in-depth conversation with a scientist. As the student winner, essentiallyellie will receive a certificate and a £20 gift voucher. Want to be in with a chance of winning? Keep ASKing the researchers and technical staff about their work and join in next week’s evening chat, Thursday 7-8pm.

Posted on March 13, 2020 by modem in News | Leave a comment