- The students got into the zone theme, with ‘food’ one of the most popular keywords in both the questions and live chats.
- Encouraging widening participation schools to take part worked. The drop out rate was lower than expected and participation from their students was high.
- Food scientists were keen to take part – 14 applied for the 5 places.
- The scientists who took part all seemed to enjoy the experience and benefit from it.
Read the full evaluation here.
As winner Duncan said to the students in a post on the site after the event: “The sheer range of topics was truly inspiring and trying to think of answers under time pressure was exhilarating. Hopefully you guys got something from our answers, I certainly learned a few things along the way.”