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Are worms ticklish? A Bristol student has the answer!

4 July 2011

Bristol student Suzi Gage is one of the winners of I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!

Bristol student Suzi Gage is one of the winners of I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!, an X Factor-style competition for scientists, where school children aged 13 to 18 are the judges.

To win, Suzi, a first-year PhD student at the University of Bristol, had to answer over 650 questions on subjects ranging from whether worms are ticklish to how the universe began. The questions came from schoolchildren across the UK through live web chats in their science lessons.

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