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.

February 2016 Winner of $400 Amazon Voucher

Edoardo Moretto, IN CNR Milano, Italy
"I use SelectScience and it is very easy to write and read reviews about products. It is a very useful tool to know in advance what to expect from a service or a product. Reviews allow you to evaluate all the pros and cons of products before making the right choice, which is very helpful in our field."

Amazon Voucher Winner from the Low Retention Pipette Tips Survey November 2015

Dr. Vasiliki E Kalodimou, IASO Maternity & Research Hospital, Greece
‘‘I find SelectScience a great way to keep ahead of the latest technologies and what other users think of them. It’s a very helpful tool for researchers making a decision about new products as they can see others experience. The review process is very easy and helpful to fellow researchers.’’

Amazon Voucher Winner from the Low Retention Pipette Tips Survey November 2015

Nilesh Lad, Ferring Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd, India
“I feel SelectScience is the better place when it comes to instruments, consumables and new technologies. Reviews and the experiences shared by scientists from all over the world are very helpful and act as a buying guide.”

Amazon Voucher Winner from the Low Retention Pipette Tips Survey November 2015

Hamideh Mirbaha, , Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
"I am happy to be one of the winners of Selectscience. Selectscience is a good source for reading comments on different laboratory instruments and deciding on what instrument to purchase or use. We can read user's opinions about the instruments in their lab and decide which option is better for our use."

Amazon Voucher Winner from the Low Retention Pipette Tips Survey November 2015

Joana Amaral, The Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
"Reading SelectScience reviews can be helpful when acquiring a new product as you can learn with the experience of others."

Amazon Voucher Winner from the Low Retention Pipette Tips Survey November 2015

Katherine Davoli, University of Pittsburgh, USA
"What do we do when trying out new protocols and procedures? We ask each other for advice. SelectScience has centralized that process and made it easy for me to tell the brand leaders..."

12 Reviews of Christmas 2015 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Amy Hsu, Five Prime Therapeutics, USA
“I use your review site to hear the spectrum of opinions on many scientific instruments, kits, and supplies. You can’t get the same set of reviews from colleagues as we have many of the same experiences and biases. I hope SelectScience becomes the Yelp for scientists.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2015 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

William Wittbold, Ajinomoto Althea, Inc., USA
“When looking for instrumentation and consumables, there is no better trusted source than the actual users. SelectScience is my first stop when considering making major laboratory purchases.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2015 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Manali Phadke, Temple University, USA
“SelectScience reviews are very useful when I am looking for new products or equipment. It is great to get feedback from other scientists using similar products, this makes it easier to buy particular products. I think SelectScience reviews are very reliable.”

12 Reviews of Christmas 2015 Competition Winners: $1000 Giveaway

Danielle Tomasello, SUNY at Buffalo, USA
“I am very excited to be a SelectScience winner! I find the reviews on SelectScience to be an excellent resource when searching for a product. The reviews are concise and detailed, and from reviewers from all over the world.”

September 2015 Winner of $400 Amazon Voucher

Brad Stratton, Rieke Metals, LLC, USA
"I am really surprised and excited to win the $400 Amazon Gift Card promotion after leaving a review for an Erlab fume hood. I found out about SelectScience when I was on the Erlab website. It is nice to have a site that has reviews for scientific equipment from scientists. I will definitely be using SelectScience the next time I purchase equipment."

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.”

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