• Question: If you won more money like around £2000 for I'm A Scientist, would you change what you would spend it on?

    Asked by nevan_george to Tom, Rachel, Priya, Jessica, Dan, Beatrice on 9 Mar 2020.
    • Photo: Priya Silverstein

      Priya Silverstein answered on 9 Mar 2020:


      Am I allowed to buy myself a new laptop? Joking 🙂

      I think I’d just do an upscale version of the event I had planned, and invite some cool people to do talks, and offer bigger prizes for the games to encourage more people to attend.

    • Photo: Beatrice Hayes

      Beatrice Hayes answered on 10 Mar 2020:


      This is such a good question and it made me really think! I don’t think I would necessarily change the core of my idea, but I would upscale it so I could do it with more children at more schools. It would be nice to get lots of teens and children involved and make it a bigger project.

    • Photo: Tom Gallagher-Mitchell

      Tom Gallagher-Mitchell answered on 10 Mar 2020:


      I like Priya’s idea of a prize, I think similarly the event could be widened from parent focus to inviting some teachers along too, and perhaps run this as a little roadshow around local schools to inform them about research being conducted in the lab.

    • Photo: Dan O'Hare

      Dan O'Hare answered on 11 Mar 2020:


      I’d probably want to work with an artist/illustrator to do a really cool short video about what Educational Psychologists do.

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