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Could you explain a concept in science, mathematics or engineering in just three minutes without using any slides?

FameLab is a UK-wide competition to find the new voices of science and engineering. The most engaging, creative and daring individuals in science battle to surprise and fascinate a general public audience with unbelievable facts and unforgettable performances. They are also watched by three judges who are all science communicators. Oxford competitors have a great record of making it to the final (and doing really well) and in 2016 our heats generated both the eventual winner Kyle Evans and the runner-up Jase Taylor, last year Lucy Guile was regional and UK winner. Science Oxford runs the heats and coordinates all the entrants.

The 2018 Oxford heats take place:

11 February 2019 at the Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton St, Oxford OX2 6AE from 7pm – 9pm. 
FULLY BOOKED 12/13 February 2019 at St Aldate’ Tavern, 108 St Aldate’s OX1 1BU – from 7pm.

The regional final will take place at Wig and Pen, George Street, Oxford on 8th March 2019, with a special training session for finalists.

It’s an amazing competition and we want to encourage everyone who has ever thought of doing some science performance to have a go – including past entrants who’d like to give FameLab another go.

Equally keep an eye out to register as a punter to go along and support the presenters, and maybe it will help inspire you!

Register on the FameLab site hosted by Cheltenham Science Festival

Watch previous FameLab Oxford contestants on YouTube and read the Science Oxford 2017 FameLab Blog.