Regional heats are the first steps in the FameLab journey. Being able to dazzle the judges will secure your place in the national finals, where you will battle it out to represent South Africa at the FameLab international final in the UK.

Details for the heats are as follows:

Institution Training Heat City
Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 5 December 2016 8 December 2016 Pretoria
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 22 November 2017 8 February 2017 Pretoria
University of Limpopo- Science Education Centre 14 February 2017 15 February 2017 Limpopo
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) 1 March 2017 2 March 2017 Pretoria
Central University of Technology & University of Free State 1 March 2017 2 March 2017 Bloemfontein
University of South Africa 7 February 2017 3 March 2017 Pretoria
Tshwane University of Technology 17 February 2017 3 March 2017 Pretoria
Square Kilometre Array (SKA) 24 February 2017 7 March 2017 Cape Town
University of Cape Town 6 March 2017 7 March 2017 Cape Town
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University 8 March 2017 9 March 2017 Port Elizabeth
MINTEK 21 February 2017 14 March 2017 Pretoria
WITS 22 February 2017 15 March 2017 Johannesburg
Centres of excellence (WITS)  23 February 2017 16 March 2017 Johannesburg

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