Competitions

Win an iPad Air or $400 (or equivalent) Amazon vouchers! Write a product review online today to be entered into a prize drawing.

All reviews submitted will be entered into the prize drawing to win an iPad Air or $400 (or equivalent) Amazon vouchers! Please see the guidelines for full terms and conditions.

SelectScience is pleased to congratulate the following winners of recent competitions and prize drawings.

Winner of an iPad Air from the Imaging and Screening survey June 2015

Dr Gareth Griffiths, Imagen Biotech, UK
“SelectScience is my first stop when I am interested in a product or wish to see which products will suit my purposes. There is no better peace of mind than when scientists who have had hands-on experience provide invaluable information and feedback. SelectScience is already a great service, but is getting better every day!”

May 2015 Winner of $400 Amazon Voucher

Catherine Rowley-Williams, LUX Assure Ltd, UK
“Reading other scientists’ reviews is very useful when deciding what to purchase, so it makes sense to share my own views about products I have experience of using.”

March 2015 Winner of $400 Amazon Voucher

Pedro Alves, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany
"In a global marketplace, where several companies provide similar products and services, it is important to write reviews, so all of us scientists can profit from each other’s knowledge and experience."

Winner of the Flight to Pittcon 2015

LaShelle Spencer, Craig Technologies, USA
“I’m so excited. I love Pittcon, it’s one of my favourite conferences to attend and I haven’t been able to go for so long now. I was introduced to SelectScience at Pittcon in Orlando 2010.”

January 2015 Winner of an iPad Air

Dr. Anca Doloc-Mihu, Emory University, USA
“The SelectScience website is very helpful for researchers making a decision about the latest products as they can see others experience with these products.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Sara Dunne, Northwestern University, USA
“I started reviewing products because I rely heavily on reviews for my personal purchases and secondly, because I’ve been doing scientific research for many years and feel I have valuable experience that I’d like to share with other scientists.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Manus Carey, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
“I find SelectScience is a great way to keep abreast of the latest technologies and what other users think of them. I left a review of my machine and when others do the same it will help inform decision making when looking for a new piece of equipment.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Lori Reynolds, Chelsea Milling Company, USA
“I give reviews when I like a product. I’m an avid review reader myself in my professional life and personal life.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Marco Milanese, University of Genova, Italy
“The review procedure is very easy and I think it could a useful tool to have feedback from customers.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Frédéric Desmeules, IBEX Technologies, Canada
“Every time I need to purchase a new piece of equipment, I look at the SelectScience website first. It is very helpful! In return I write reviews.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Rene Bassa, University of Baja California, USA
“SelectScience is doing a great job at publishing the experience of researchers with so many instruments.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Amal Elatioui, NYP

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Imma Ferrer, University of Colorado, USA

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Sara Pose-Albacete, University of Leeds, UK

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Jess McGovern, Eurofins Laboratories, UK

12 Reviews of Christmas 2014 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Anwar Ullah, UNESP, Brazil

November 2014 Winner of a $400 Amazon Voucher

Vicki Mattern, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
“I am so excited to win the $400 Amazon voucher for submitting reviews to SelectScience. I found the site when browsing for a water bath. It was very helpful and I was happy to share my experience with other products.It’s always great to get firsthand accounts of how products performed in the lab environment. I will continue to use it as a source and to submit reviews.”

September 2014 iPad Air Competition Winner

Dr. Sami Tuomivaara, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center University of Georgia
“Thank you SelectScience and all the reviewers, you have helped me to find relevant and suitable products for my biochemical research. There is so much information available, and it is easy to find. Most importantly, their views come from working scientists just like me. I'm so glad I joined and contributed, that was the least I could do.”

July 2014 iPad Air Competition Winner

Dr. Ritesh P. Bhole, Dr D. Y. Patil Institute of Pharm Sci. and Research, Pune
"I am really very surprised and happy to have won the SelectScience iPad competition. SelectScience provides a great platform for the budding scientists and researchers who would like to further their research. SelectScience’s contribution to the scientific community is incredible. I feel very proud to be a part of SelectScience."

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