Famelab South Africa - Apply now!

iWednesday, Jan 22nd, 2014 comments by emily

FameLab SA 2014 is around the corner. If you are studying or working in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, have a passion for what you do and are between the ages of 21 and 35 then FameLab is for you.

FameLab is an international talking science competition running in over 25 countries around the world. Participants have three minutes to engage the attention of a public audience.

By entering the competition you can improve your profile as a scientist and meet other scientists from all disciplines in one fun event. You also stand a chance to win a trip to masterclasses at Scifest Africa for international science communication training

FameLab made its debut in South Africa in 2013 and we anticipate an even bigger and better competition in 2014.

FameLab gives you the opportunity to contribute to your community by becoming a role model in science.

There's a heat near you!

01 Feb 2014 - Durban, KZN Science Centre, Gateway (Free training on 31st Jan 2014 at 2pm)

06 Feb 2014 - University of Limpopo, Limpopo Science Centre (Free training on 05th Feb 2014 at 2pm)

08 Feb 2014 - Johannesburg, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre (Free training on 07th Feb 2014 at 2pm)

13 Feb 2014 - Mafikeng, North West University Science Centre (Free training on 12th Feb 2014 at 2pm)

15 Feb 2014 - Bloemfontein, National Museum (Free training on 14th Feb 2014 at 2pm)

22 Feb 2014 - Cape Town Science Centre (Free training on 21st Feb 2014 at 2pm)

01 March 2014 - Uitenhage (Eastern Cape), Nelson Mandela Bay Science & Technology Centre (Free training on 28th Feb 2014 at 2pm)


To register for FameLab 2014 visit www.britishcouncil.org.za/famelab

The FameLab 2014 winner gets the chance to compete against the worlds best from more than 25 countries at the FameLab final in the UK in June 2014.

For more information contact:


Robert Inglis

Director, Jive Media Africa, robert@jivemedia.co.za

Tel: +27 (0)84 357 7333

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