Enter the competition

Are you passionate about science?

If you think you can explain a scientific concept in just three minutes, and are interested in developing your presentation and communication skills, FameLab's the competition for you!

Communicating science accessibly and attractively to a non-scientific audience is an ever-growing priority for researchers worldwide. By doing so they not merely change the common stereotype of the scientist as 'the geek in the white lab coat busy doing strange things', but also justify public funding for their research.

FameLab helps early-career researchers acquire valuable skills to communicate their work accessibly and attractively to a non-scientific audience. The competition offers contestants training masterclasses, which focus on presentation and communication skills and aim to empower individual scientists and researchers in speaking about their work. 

What's more, if you’re chosen as the winner of FameLab Australia, you could also find yourself travelling to The Times Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK to represent Australia at the FameLab International grand final!

Applications for the 2017 competition are now closed

Thanks to all those who entered FameLab 2017! We're in the process of reviewing your applications and will be in touch with you shortly to inform you of the next steps. 

Are you a spectator rather than a competitor? Why not come along to one of our FREE FameLab events in March and April to see our semi-finalists explain seemingly unexplainable concepts (like quantum physics) live on stage? Visit the ‘What’s on’ page of our site for details. Each night is sure to be full of laughs, drama and surprises – don’t miss out!

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