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What’s been happening in I’m a Scientist Ireland this November

Over the last week, students and scientists have been engaging online in this year’s I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from how science can be changed for the better, creating super-plants to generate energy, the health … Continue reading

Posted on November 13, 2017 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening in I’m a Scientist Ireland this November

I’m a Scientist November 2017: Who’s taking part?

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here is back! Between the 6th and 17th November, students from over 50 schools will be putting their questions to scientists across 4 different zones. For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us … Continue reading

Posted on October 31, 2017 by ModJosh in News | Comments Off on I’m a Scientist November 2017: Who’s taking part?

November 2017 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 6th to Friday 17th November during Science Week 2017. This November we’re looking for 20 scientists to take part in three themed zones and a general science zone … Continue reading

Posted on September 13, 2017 by modantony in News | Comments Off on November 2017 Zones

New design for I’m a Scientist

If this isn’t your first visit you may have noticed that the site looks a little different today. For the past few months we have been working in the background to develop a new look for our site to make … Continue reading

Posted on May 4, 2017 by iasieadmin in News | Comments Off on New design for I’m a Scientist

Student winners – November 2016

After every event we ask the scientists and moderators to select the students who stood out for them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats. Well done to all of the student … Continue reading

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I’m a Scientist November 2016: Who’s taking part?

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here is back! In November students at over 50 schools all over Ireland will be interacting with 25 scientists across 5 different zones. Between 7th – 18th November school students will put the scientists through their paces in fast-paced live … Continue reading

Posted on October 18, 2016 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on I’m a Scientist November 2016: Who’s taking part?

November 2016 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks from Monday 7th to Friday 18th November 2016 during Science Week. This November, your favourite online science engagement activity returns with 5 different zones. Read about them below, or if you … Continue reading

Posted on September 1, 2016 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on November 2016 Zones

Excellence in Science Outreach – Prize Presentation

Claire and Uday joined the Science Foundation Ireland partnership meeting last Thursday to talk about their experience of participating in I’m a Scientist and to receive their €500 prize from Margie McCarthy from Science Foundation Ireland. Claire spoke about how … Continue reading

Posted on January 23, 2016 by iasieadmin in News | Comments Off on Excellence in Science Outreach – Prize Presentation

November 2015 Student Winners

After every event we ask the scientists and moderators to select the students who stood out for them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats. Well done to all of the student … Continue reading

Posted on December 22, 2015 by modantony in News | Comments Off on November 2015 Student Winners

November 2015: Who’s taking part?

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here is back for this year’s Science Week! From the 9th to 20th of November, 20 scientists will be competing for school students’ votes in two weeks of fast-paced live chats and questions on … Continue reading

Posted on October 23, 2015 by modangela in News | Comments Off on November 2015: Who’s taking part?

November 2015 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks during Science Week from Monday 9th to Friday 20th November 2015. With 4 different zones, we’re looking for 20 scientists and have space for more than 1,000 students. … Continue reading

Posted on September 3, 2015 by modangela in News | Comments Off on November 2015 Zones

Take part in free science outreach this November!

Students and scientists in I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! talk about laughing babies, the fate of worms during hurling and good starts to Monday mornings.  The last event was enjoyed by teachers, students and scientists alike: ‘We were amazed at how they (students) … Continue reading

Posted on June 25, 2015 by modantony in News | Comments Off on Take part in free science outreach this November!

November 2014 Prize Giving

Farmleigh House is a spectacular location for a prize giving ceremony. Yesterday in the snow that fell on Phoenix Park it was more magical than normal. At the end of a enjoyable and interesting SFI Discover public engagement workshop day … Continue reading

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November 2014 Student Winners

After every event we ask the scientists and moderators to select the students who stood out for them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats. Well done to all of the student … Continue reading

Posted on December 18, 2014 by ModJosh in News | Leave a comment

Food or Pharmaceuticals – you can decide

The I’m a Scientist project is part-funded by Science Foundation Ireland. That means we still need to find the other part of the funding. The Wellcome Trust, Royal Society of Chemistry and European Society of Evolutionary Biology have contributed, but … Continue reading

Posted on September 12, 2014 by iasieadmin in News | 1 Comment

November 2014 Zones

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here will run for two weeks during Science Week from Monday 10th to Friday 21st November 2014. With new funding from SFI’s Discover Programme, I’m a Scientist Ireland just keeps getting bigger and … Continue reading

Posted on September 10, 2014 by ModJosh in News | Leave a comment

November 2013 Finalists

After two fantastic weeks of competition. Two weeks of questions, of live chats, and of sleepless question-answering nights for the scientists. We’ve had the penultimate vote, and you have your finalists. Let’s take a look at who’ll be going head … Continue reading

Posted on November 21, 2013 by ModJosh in News | 1 Comment

Trying something new

It’s the penultimate day of I’m a Scientist: November 2013. So far we’ve said “so long” to eight scientists, and this afternoon, another four will gracefully* bow out leaving just two finalists in each zone to battle it out for … Continue reading

Posted on November 21, 2013 by ModJosh in News | Leave a comment

Movember 2013!

You may have noticed that all our scientists are now in the final stages of some top notch soup strainers. Not one to shy away from a charitable lol, we thought this would be a nice way for us to … Continue reading

Posted on November 14, 2013 by modemily in News | Leave a comment

Calling Irish Scientists!

We announced a few weeks ago that I’m a Scientist is returning to Ireland in November, from Monday 11th – Friday 22nd November, as part of Science Week Ireland. It will run with 4 zones – that’s 20 scientists talking … Continue reading

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The November student winners are…

After a lively, fun-filled, interactive 2 weeks of live chats and student questions, we can now announce our student winners for each zone – congratulations to you! And a massive well done to all the students to took part! The … Continue reading

Posted on December 3, 2012 by modemily in News | 6 Comments

Day 3 – Midweek mayhem!

The live chats were nice and fast today, there were so many questions, especially in the Hydrogen Zone live chats.. We were desperately trying to grab as many snippets as we could, here are a couple of great ones from … Continue reading

Posted on November 14, 2012 by modemily in News | Leave a comment

Day 1 – Bang goes the LiveChat!

The first ever I’m a Scientist Ireland kicked off today, with a bang.. A massive technical bang! None of the live chats were working, despite the heavy duty testing and usage before the event.  Thankfully, our technical support managed to … Continue reading

Posted on November 12, 2012 by modemily in News | Leave a comment

Thank you for all the support

We’ve been overwhelmed by all the support for I’m a Scientist, Ireland. A big thank you to everyone who has spread the word. Alumni scientists have been tweeting and blogging about I’m a Scientist coming to Ireland, with some even … Continue reading

Posted on October 17, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

What zones should we run?

We’ve set up the I’m a Scientist site and agreed the dates it will run, the 12th – 23rd November. The next step is to decide on the zones. And for this we need your advice. What zones would you … Continue reading

Posted on August 31, 2012 by iasieadmin in News | 1 Comment