Archive for #FameLab

3…2…1: FameLab is in the house!

The countdown is over. Last friday, December 6th, FameLab was introduced to Sweden. FameLab is the science communication competition where brave and passionate nerds attempt to convey a complex scientific message in three minutes. Any trick is allowed, even gigantic glasses. The competition was created…

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FameLab comes to Sweden – we look for ORGANIZERS

FameLab is a brilliant and fresh popular communication event, where enthusiasts deliver a scientific message in 3 minutes, without slide. Since 2005, where the format arrived at Cheltenham Science Festival, the contest has spread all over the world. But not…

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Hall of FameLab – September 27th: awesome science brought up to you by a bunch of nerds

It’s official! Next Friday, September 27th, I will be giving a popular science talk at the Natural History Museum in London. The occasion is Hall of FameLab, a gathering of skilled science communicators from all over Europe ready to amaze the…

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My PhD thesis in two minutes: the PhD Comics Contest

Ops, I did it again. Running after my burning desire to bring science outside these academic walls, I engaged into a new contest for science communication: The PhD Comics: 2 Minutes Thesis Contest. The contenders are asked to narrate in two…

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Report on the FameLab International Final – Part 3

Milivoje Krvavac – Serbia A precious animal risks the extinction because it’s the only one unable to leave its niches. Milivoje took the part of frogs, which along with other amphibians is nowadays more and more in threat. On the stage…

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Report on the FameLab International Final – Part 2

Here comes the second part of my report on the great show on last June 15 at Cheltenham Science Festival: the FameLab International Final. Here you find part 1. Andrew Steele – UK How science saves your cinema date? Andrew…

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Report on the FameLab International Final – Part 1

I just got back home for the Cheltenham Science Festival with the ackward feeling to have left right before the real fun began. I’ll never stop telling people how amazing my experience has been, and how honored I am of…

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The Cheltenham Festival of Science – UK

I am sitting in the dining room of the Town Hall of Cheltenham, a lovely city on the West cost of England. In spite the fact that this place counts few thousands of souls, this week has happen something amazing…

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