2021

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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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.

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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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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.

Posted on January 11, 2022 by modem in 2021, News, Zone Reports | Comments Off on Hydrogen Zone Report 2021

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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