Chloe Kinsella, an Earth and Natural Sciences Doctoral Studies Programme candidate, under Earth Institute member Dr Tasman Crowe, took part in this years ‘I’m a Scientist get me out of here’ a science communications initiative. Chloe was one of five scientists taking part in the Evolution Zone of I’m a Scientist where she answered questions put to her online by school students. The students then got to vote for they’re favorite scientist and on Friday 21 November Chloe was announced as the winner.
To see Chloe’s profile and the questions she answered see here.
‘I’m a Scientist’ is a free online event where school students meet and interact with scientists. It’s an X Factor-style competition between scientists, where the students are the judges. Students challenge the scientists over fast-paced online live chats. They ask the scientists anything they want, and vote for their favourite scientist to win a prize of €500 to communicate their work with the public.
The event is SFI funded and coincides with National Science week, running this year from the 10 to 21 November.
To find our more visit the I’m a Scientist web-site.