Sparking a new generation of science communicators

The search is on for the new voices of science communication! The University of Birmingham is hosting heats of FameLab, the UK’s biggest competition to discover new talent to engage the public in science, engineering, technology and maths.

If you’re currently working in science, technology, engineering, or maths, and think you can explain a science or engineering concept in an engaging way to non-scientists in just three minutes, we want to hear from you!

So if you think you have what it takes visit www.famelab.org to register. The winner of the Birmingham heats will get the chance to take part in a weekend Masterclass led by experts in media & communication skills, before vying for the title of FameLab UK champion at the National Final in April London. The FameLab UK winner will have the chance to take home £1,750 to further their career.

Previous winners of FameLab have gone onto travel the globe, deliver TED talks, inspire school children and feature on the radio and TV.

Regional Heats will take place at:
18:30 Thursday 7th January 2016, Room G17, Nuffield building (R9 on map), University of Birmingham, B15 2TT.
(Optional training from 14:00 in Room 114, Chemical Engineering building (Y11 on map).

Regional Finals:
Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Thinktank, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG.

For more information visit: www.famelab.org