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Manchester Sci Fest was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Most popular science fest in the UK... Events for families, adults and schools in October half-term throughout Greater Manchester. 23 - 31 Oct 2010

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Manchester Sci Fest (McrSciFest on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Natalie Ireland
Natalie Ireland I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because... they have such a great range of science events and fun for everyone
Claire Harris
Claire Harris I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because... they're so enthusiastic about bringing science to life
Neepster
Neepster I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because there was something for everyone. Science for the people.
Sam Gray
Sam Gray I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science cause the use of social media in events like Comixed was fab!
dayna
dayna @McrSciFest 17 votes vs @donttrythis 263. MSF, you've work to do to win a shorty award for #science. http://shortyaward...
Sarah Murray
Sarah Murray I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because the festival is fun and fabulous for all the family
Helen Clare
Helen Clare I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because... of the quality and variety of the events it supports.
Steve Devine
Steve Devine I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because... of the great sessions they did for the Darwin Festival
NOISE
NOISE I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because the festival was super!
Clare O'Neill
Clare O'Neill I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they provide fun & inspiration for +100,000 people
Salford University
Salford University I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because of their great range of science events in the city
Manchester Uni Sci
Manchester Uni Sci I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they put on a gr8 Science Festival in a gr8 science city
MOSIManchester
MOSIManchester I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they brought great people to MOSI: demonstrators, robots, speakers & visitors!
Rob Jackson
Rob Jackson RT: @McrSciFest: We're nominated for shorty award in #science-12th place already, please help by voting! http://shortyaward...
Ning restaurant
Ning restaurant I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they are lovely enthusiastic people who make science hot!
JohnWarren
JohnWarren I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because... they organised a great thing but I missed it.
Andrew Russell
Andrew Russell I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they got Manchester talking about science!
Stuart Aiken
Stuart Aiken I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they bring science to the masses.
kimmcgowan
kimmcgowan I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they show how interesting science really is.
Cat Rushmore
Cat Rushmore I nominate @McrSciFest for a Shorty Award in #science because they got 102288 people to participate in science events!
The Shorty Interview
with Manchester Sci Fest
What are six things you could never do without?
McrSciFest programme, New Scientist, computer, mobile phone, lip balm, passport
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
It's a great outlet for informing people of our news and updates, sharing ideas, chatting to speakers and finding out trends.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Kanye.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
David Attenborough. The most inspirational man on the planet as far as we're concerned.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Stephen Fry as we'd love to have him take part in Manchester Science Festival in an event about twitter and the future of communication.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Hhhhmmmmm yes. I few people who tweet too much and take up the feed. Can't name name those - each to their own.
Why should we vote for you?
McrSciFest is an exciting, creative event that has grown in 3 yrs (100,000 plp).We've loved using twitter this yr and has helped us w profile
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
science, evolution, climate change, food2030
How do you make your tweets unique?
We try to provide a variety of tweets to keep them interesting; links to the blog, other interesting science titbits, events, news etc
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
One of our followers once mentioned that you can lose followers by tweeting too much, but they didn't say we should reduce our tweets...
How long can you go without a tweet?
A while - until there is something worth tweeting.
Why'd you start tweeting?
There was a lot of talk of twitter and the best way to find out about something is to try it yourself!
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Has really helped as an outlet to talk about the Festival and very easy to tweet whilst busy e.g. at events
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
We hope the Festival will help to educate and inform to be a better place. More solutions, home grown, community, technology.