Zone Reports

Psychology Zone Report June 2022

The Psychology Zone ran from 6 June to 1 July 2022 and was funded by the British Psychological Society. The activity featured 16 psychologists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Psychologists 16 psychologists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Jake Sallaway-Costello, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 279 students from 15 schools logged into the Zone. 94% of active students were from priority schools: 20% from widening participation schools and 77% from underserved schools. Live Chats 27 live Chats were requested and 23 live Chats took place. On average, 3 psychologists attended each live Chat.

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Cancer Zone Report June 2022

The Cancer Zone ran from 6 June to 1 July 2022 and was funded by the MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, University of Oxford Department for Oncology, MRC Human Genetics Unit within the Institute of Genetics and Cancer at the University of Edinburgh, Division of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester Cancer Research Centre and UKCR Beatson Institute. The activity featured 34 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 34 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Ben Futcher, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 808 students from 26 schools logged into the Zone. 71% of active students were from priority schools: 47% from widening participation schools and 43% from underserved schools. Live Chats 66 live Chats were requested and 41 live Chats took place. 2 additional Chats … Continue reading

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Great Science Share Zone Report May to June 2022

The Great Science Share Zone ran from 9 May to 17 June and run in partnership with the Great Science Share for Schools was funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The activity featured 18 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 18 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ Students 127 students from 5 schools logged into the Zone. 91% of active students were from priority schools: 91% from widening participation schools and 67% from underserved schools. Live Chats 10 live Chats were requested. 6 live Chats took place, booked by teachers for their class. On average, 3 scientists attended each live Chat.

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Healthy World Zone Report March 2022

The Healthy World Zone ran from 7 March to 1 April and was funded by Johnson Matthey’s Science and Me programme. The activity featured 43 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 43 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Gareth Nye, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 1,344 students from 31 schools logged into the Zone. 76% of active students were from priority schools: 51% from widening participation schools and 41% from underserved schools. Live Chats 80 live Chats were requested and an additional 4 evening Chats were made available to all students. 58 live Chats took place. 56 were booked by teachers and 2 were evening Chats. On average, 3 scientists attended each live Chat.

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Molecule Zone Report March 2022

The Molecule Zone ran from 7 March to 1 April and was funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry and ScotCHEM. The activity featured 36 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 36 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Mark Ridgill, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 1,161 students from 30 schools logged into the Zone. 79% of active students were from priority schools: 66% from widening participation schools and 31% from underserved schools. Live Chats 85 live Chats were requested and an additional 4 evening Chats were made available to all students. 55 live Chats took place. 52 were booked by teachers and 2 were evening Chats. On average, 4 scientists attended each live Chat.

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Psychology Zone Report March 2022

The Psychology Zone ran from 7 March to 1 April and was funded by the British Psychological Society. The activity featured 15 psychologists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Psychologists 14 psychologists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Reece Bush-Evans, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 589 students from 12 schools logged into the Zone. 92% of active students were from priority schools: 52% from widening participation schools and 77% from underserved schools. Live Chats 49 live Chats were requested throughout the Zone and 4 evening Chats were made available to all students. 29 live Chats that took place were booked by teachers. On average, 4 psychologists attended each live Chat.

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Helium Zone Report March 2022

The Helium Zone ran from 7 March to 1 April and was funded by STFC. The activity featured 36 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 35 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Victoria Fawcett, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 1,067 students from 30 schools logged into the Zone. 64% of active students were from priority schools: 54% from widening participation schools and 19% from underserved schools. Live Chats 83 live Chats were requested throughout the Zone with an additional 4 evening Chats available to all students. 58 live Chats took place. 57 of which were booked by teachers and one was an evening Chat. On average, 4 scientists attended each live Chat.

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Pandemic Prevention Zone Report January 2022

The Pandemic Prevention Zone ran from 5 January to 11 February 2022 and was funded by UKRI and the Reckitt Global Health Institute. The activity featured 53 experts working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Experts 50 experts created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ Students 1,112 students from 40 schools logged into the Zone. 75% of active students were from priority schools: 48% from widening participation schools and 34% from underserved schools. Live chats 66 live chats took place. 65 were booked by teachers and one was an additional chat, open to all students. On average, 5 experts attended each live chat.

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Nuclear Zone Report December 2021

The Nuclear Zone ran in December 2021 and was funded by the South West Nuclear Hub and STFC. The activity featured 41 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 41 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Luke Townsend, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 388 students from 12 schools logged into the Zone. 74% of active students were from target schools: 32% from widening participation schools and 51% from underserved schools. Live chats 22 live chats took place. 18 were booked by teachers and 4 were additional chats, open to all students. On average, 3 scientists attended each live chat.

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Genetics Zone Report November 2021

The Genetics Zone ran from 1 to 26 November 2021 and was funded by the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. The activity featured 40 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 40 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Rafael Galupa, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 428 students from 8 schools logged into the Zone. 87% of active students were from target schools: 30% from widening participation schools and 70% from underserved schools. Live chats 27 live chats took place. 23 were booked by teachers and 4 were additional chats, open to all students. On average, 3 scientists attended each live chat.

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Clean World Zone Report November 2021

The Clean World Zone ran from 1 to 26 November 2021 and was funded by the Johnson Matthey Science and Me Programme. The activity featured 28 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 28 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Karen Fung, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 502 students from 17 schools logged into the Zone. 88% of active students were from target schools: 41% from widening participation schools and 58% from underserved schools. Live chats 27 live chats took place. 26 were booked by teachers and one was an additional chat, open to all students. On average, 5 scientists attended each live chat.

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Psychology Zone Report November 2021

The Psychology Zone ran from 1 to 26 November 2021 and was funded by the British Psychological Society. The activity featured 26 psychologists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Psychologists 26 psychologists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Alex Baxendale, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 527 students from 11 schools logged into the Zone. 46% of active students were from target schools: 6% from widening participation schools and 46% from underserved schools. Live chats 30 live chats took place. 30 were booked by teachers. Additionally, there were 2 live chats scheduled, open to all students. On average, 6 psychologists attended each live chat.

Posted on January 24, 2022 by modbella in 2021, News, Zone Reports | Comments Off on Psychology Zone Report November 2021

FUTURES Zone Report October 2021

The FUTURES Zone ran from 24 September to 8 October and was funded by the FUTURES2021. The activity featured 15 researchers working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Researchers 15 researchers created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Jennifer Allen, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 131 students from 4 schools logged into the Zone. 99% of active students were from target schools: 75% from widening participation schools and 24% from underserved schools. Live chats 9 live chats took place. 7 were booked by teachers and 2 were additional chats, open to all students. On average, 3 researchers attended each live chat.

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Battery Zone Report October 2021

The Battery Zone ran in October 2021 and was funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry and The Faraday Institution. The activity featured 17 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 17 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Michael Hills, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 347 students from 11 schools logged into the Zone. 81% of active students were from target schools: 74% from widening participation schools and 15% from underserved schools. Live chats 26 live chats took place. 21 were booked by teachers and 5 were additional chats, open to all students. On average, 8 scientists attended each live chat.

Posted on January 11, 2022 by modbella in 2021, News, Zone Reports | Comments Off on Battery Zone Report October 2021

Hydrogen Zone Report 2021

The Hydrogen Zone ran from 30 August to 24 September and was a general science themed zone. The activity featured 20 scientists working across a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 20 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Yueng Lenn, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 194 students from 7 schools logged into the Zone. 100% of active students were from target schools: 42% from widening participation schools and 58% from underserved schools. Live chats 15 live chats took place. 13 were booked by teachers and 2 were additional chats, open to all students. On average, 3 scientists attended each live chat.

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Psychology Zone Report – June-July 2021

The Psychology Zone ran for 6 weeks, from 7 June to 16 July 2021. It was funded by the British Psychological Society (BPS). The Zone featured psychologists from across the UK, working in a variety of fields. Originally intended to run for 4 weeks, the Zone was extended to give teachers and their students more time to engage with it. This was due to the coronavirus pandemic, which was impacting teaching and learning in schools by causing almost 1 in 4 school students in the UK to be absent. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Psychologists 19 psychologists created a profile in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winning psychologist with the most votes from students was John Shaw, lecturer in sleep psychology at De Montfort University. Students 476 students from 19 schools across the UK logged into the Zone. 71% of active students were from target schools: … Continue reading

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Orange Zone Report – May 2021

The Orange Zone took place in May 2021, funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Science and Technologies Facilities Council. The Zone featured 29 scientists working across a wide range of fields. 865 students from 19 schools across the UK logged in. Download the Zone report to find out what they asked. Continue reading

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Red Zone Report – April 2021

The Red Zone ran from 12 to 30 April 2021. The activity featured 28 scientists working across the UK, in a broad range of fields. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 28 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winner of the Zone was Kip Heath, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 725 students from 13 schools logged into the Zone. 87% of active students were from target schools: 69% from underserved schools and 37% from widening participation schools. Live chats 33 live chats took place. 31 were booked by teachers and 2 were additional chats, open to all students. On average, 6 scientists attended each live chat.

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Psychology Zone Report March 2021

The Psychology Zone ran from 1 to 26 March and was funded by the British psychological society (BPS). The Zone featured 25 psychologists from a broad range of psychology-related fields. 11 of these reported as being members of the BPS. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Psychologists 25 psychologists created profiles. They included: Ellen Smith, psychobiology PhD student at Northumbria University Alex Baxendale, educational neuropsychology PhD student, Bangor University Lisa Orchard, senior psychology lecturer, University of Wolverhampton The winner of the Zone was Dennis Relojo-Howell, founder of Psychreg digital magazine, psychology YouTuber, and PhD student at the University of Edinburgh. Dennis won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 896 students from 18 schools across the UK logged into the Zone. 71% of active students were from target schools: 66% from underserved schools and 8% from widening participation schools. Live chats 46 live chats took place: 39 were school classes … Continue reading

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Molecule Zone Report March 2021

The Molecule Zone ran from 1 to 26 March 2021 and was funded by ScotCHEM and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The Zone featured 33 scientists from a broad range of chemistry-related fields. 17 scientists were based at a ScotCHEM member university and 15 reported as being members of the RSC. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Scientists 33 scientists took part. They included: Zuzanna Konieczna, PhD student at the University of Edinburgh Jesko Koehnke, Reader at the University of Glasgow Alexandra Males, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Carbohydrate Enzymology at the University of York The winner of the Zone was Martin McCoustra, Professor of Chemical Physics at Heriot-Watt University. Martin won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 927 students from 26 schools across the UK logged into the Zone. 62% of active students were from target schools: 36% from widening participation schools and 34% from underserved schools. Live … Continue reading

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