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Famelab - Edinburgh Heat!
Thu 8 December 2016, 14:00 – 16:00 GMT
Calling all scientists and engineers with a passion for public engagement to participate in FameLab 2017!
- FameLab is inviting scientists, mathematicians and engineers across the globe to take part in its flagship science communications competition.
- Contestants have just 3 minutes to convey a scientific concept of their choice.
- They will be judged by leading researchers, media personalities and science policy makers on the content, clarity and charisma of their presentation.
- Each national winner goes on to compete against over 25 other contestants from around the world at The Times Cheltenham Science Festival in June 2017.
The Edinburgh heat will take place at Heriot-Watt on 8 December, with the Scottish Final on 7 January in the National Museum of Scotland.
If you are interested in taking part in this amazing competition, please register your interest below, and directly with Cheltenham here.
We also need an audience - register here to come along and learn about some amazing scientific concepts, summarized into just 3 minutes!
All succesful applicants will be welcome to attend free training on the 1st December, to ensure they dazzle on stage! Training is bookable on PDMS now, or please contact HW Engage for more information (HWEngage@hw.ac.uk).