What James Sullivan did with his prize money…

James won the Sustainability Zone in November 2014 and here reports back on how the prize money was used for science communication.


We used the I’m a Scientist funding on various open day and open evening events hosted by the UCD school of chemistry. These included dedicated chemistry events, general science undergraduate and postgraduates events and overall university events.

The money was spent on printing periodic tables for distribution to visiting students and also in organizing guided tours of the school’s undergraduate and postgraduate facilities which were facilitated by PhD students in the school.

The school has an active outreach programme that includes participation in university and college events as well as organising events of our own. We also visit a large number of primary and secondary schools and also actively organize for visits of secondary school students on internships.

Posted on September 27, 2016 by modantony in 2014, Winner Reports. Leave a comment

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