Editorial Article: Christmas Comes Early as Scientists Win Big in Our 12 Reviews Festive Giveaway

The first lucky winners of our massive festive giveaway have been revealed.

16 Dec 2016


It’s halfway through the SelectScience® 12 Reviews of Christmas competition and already hundreds of dollars worth of prizes have been dished out to lab scientists who have shared their opinions with our readers.

In total, there are 12 Amazon.com gift cards to be given away between December 7 and 22 - a gift card per weekday - with a total of $1,000/£650/800€ up for grabs for winners selected at random.

First to scoop $50 to spend at Amazon was Jinchun Sun, of the FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research in Arkansas, USA. He reviewed the Ultra Performance LC (UPLC) from Waters.

Next to bag a gift card was Tom Phillips, who works in the State Chemist Section at Maryland Department of Agriculture. Tom reviewed the ACQUITY UPLC System, also from Waters.

Our third festive winner was Matteo Dal Ben of the Fondazione Italiana Fegato ONLUS in Italy. Matteo reviewed the  PerkinElmer, Inc.’s EnSpire™ Multimode Plate Reader.

Patrice Borgonjon, of Procter & Gamble became our fourth winner when he reviewed the Reference 600+ Potentiostat from Gamry Instruments. He wrote: “Reference 600+ is easy to use and highly reliable.” Read his full review here.

The fifth winner was Lang Shen, of the University of South California, who also reviewed Gamry’s Reference 600+ Potentiostat.

There are plenty more prizes still to be given away and the value is rising as the big day approaches, so why not get involved?

Click here to write a review about a product in your lab and you could be our next winner