I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here

April 8, 2019, from Richard Morton

Engage school students with your research from your desk!

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here http://imascientist.org.uk/scientists is an online STEM engagement competition that gets people in science talking with curious school students. The STFC are funding Particles Zone and Space Zone https://imascientist.org.uk/2019/03/june-2019-zones/, both taking place 10-21 June  – and researchers funded by, or using data from, the STFC get priority in this oversubscribed event.

“After my first live chat I was hooked! The enthusiasm of the students was inspiring, and some of the questions were incredibly thought-provoking”

David, physicist https://about.imascientist.org.uk/2018/i-was-in-awe-at-the-intelligence-of-the-students-november-2018-winners-blog-posts/

Apply now for* I’m a Scientist* at imascientist.org.uk/scientist-apply

Make sure to select ‘Connected to STFC’ to receive priority for a place

Taking part is an enjoyable and easy way to get involved in STEM engagement. You’ll develop your communication skills and gain a fresh perspective on your work, through showing students what it’s really like to be a researcher.

Fill in your profile page, answer questions and use the text based chat system with UK school students. Everything happens online; you take part from your desk or smartphone. There’s no need to prepare activities or take time out of the office. Even better, students vote for their favourite scientist, who wins £500 to fund more STEM engagement activities.

Find out more and apply by Tuesday 23rd April at imascientist.org.uk/scientists

Any questions, contact antony@mangorol.la or call 01225 326 892


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