An online event where school students connect with 25 MRC-funded researchers and support staff. It’s a competition between scientists, where students are the judges, and part of the MRC Festival of Medical Research 2018.
Students challenge the scientists and support staff over fast-paced online text-based live CHATs. They ASK the scientists anything they want, and VOTE for their favourite person to win a prize of £500 to communicate their work with the public.
The event runs 4th–29th June 2018
MRC Festival Zone is based on the award winning I’m a Scientist format:
🌟 BONUS ZONE CHALLENGE 🌟 Scientists: Can you describe what you do in a single sentence? More student LIKES 💛 for your answer = More VOTES!modantony
what is the chemical the brain releases when a person has a crush? and why does one person develop a crush on a person?jesussatan
Why are some illnesses passed down genetically whilst others aren’t… Is this because some illnesses are caused duringdonagm03
About the MRC Festival
From London to Leeds, from Glasgow to The Gambia, the MRC Festival of Medical Research is an annual event where MRC-funded researchers showcase and discuss their work through public events and activities.
Zone Scientists & Festival Activity Locations – Click for info
Thank you from your winner — Liza!
The winner of the MRC Festival Zone is…
MRC Festival Zone – Week 4’s student winner is…
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Your Top Twelve with the most votes so far…