Registration for FameLab 2019/20 is open.
Before you apply please make sure you are eligible to take part and follow these simple steps to apply:
1.Please register at here indicating
•your area of science specialisation,
•your location in South Africa, and
•whether you are affiliated with a university or science centre.
2.Jive Media will contact you by email to confirm receipt of your application and confirm next steps.
3.Come to the heat closest to you and present your scientific topic to our panel of judges (Please go ahead and invite others to support you!)
If there is no heat in your region, in 2019, you can send a short video entry (one to two minutes long) of you talking about your science work via WhatsApp to 0761737130 and stand a chance to have your travel costs covered to attend the heat at the Innovation Bridge Science Forum South Africa from 3-6 December 2019 in Pretoria. Pay attention to the three elements on which FameLab talks are judged – content, clarity and charisma – and make your talk simple and entertaining. Watch some FameLab talks on YouTube for inspiration.
FameLab in South Africa 2019/2020: Heat schedule
|*Free State heat (UFS)||13, 14 November 2019||Bloemfontein (UFS)|
|Nano (Polymer Processing Conference)||18, 19 November 2019||Pretoria (CSIR ICC)|
|University of Venda||22, 23 November 2019||Thohoyandou (UniVen)|
|*Innovation Bridge Science Forum South Africa||2-6 December 2019 (TBC)||Pretoria (CSIR ICC)|
|*University of Limpopo||February 2020 (TBC)||UL Science centre, Turfloop campus|
|University of Pretoria||4, 5 February||Pretoria (UP)|
|University of Witwatersrand||TBC||Johannesburg (Wits)|
|Tshwane University of Technology||26, 27 February||Pretoria (TUT)|
|Those marked with * are open heats|