Famelab 2019 - new dates added
10 January 2019
Public Engagement - opportunity
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
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