Thank you from your winner, George

We asked George to tell us his thoughts on winning I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here this January. Here’s what he said: I am thankful for the opportunity to respond to a range of questions from curious young scientists from around the country! It was a fantastic refresher course on common and not so common knowledge. Some of the questions required a great deal of thought even though they sounded simple. I am sorry I could not answer all of them within the given time span. A lot of thanks to the organisers of this event and all the participants. Special thanks to the scientists who found time to answer and participate in this edition of live chats and questions. They are fantastic in their specialist fields and maybe you may not know, but they are the best in their respective fields! To have their time and attention … Continue reading

Posted on January 31, 2017 by modjosh in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been counted… Double counted… Huge congratulations go to the Blue Zone winner: George Githinji Hard luck to Charles Kamau, but a huge thank you to all of the scientists, students, and teachers who took part. You were all brilliant!

Posted on January 27, 2017 by modjosh in News | 1 Comment

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Kamal Bhattacharya This leaves just “obsessive, curious and fun” George, and “passionate, social, and zealous” Charles in the final, to fight it out for the 50,000 KSh prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final? VOTE now for your winner!

Posted on January 26, 2017 by modjosh in News | Leave a comment

The second scientist out is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Patricia Njuguna The two scientists left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite!

Posted on January 25, 2017 by modjosh in News | Leave a comment

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Beatrice Amboko One scientist will be evicted every day this week, and students get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. And remember, you can comment on questions the scientists answer. Do you think the scientist is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on January 24, 2017 by modjosh in News | Leave a comment