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Registrations for FameLab Germany 2020 are now open

FameLab is one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world

Participants have just three minutes to win over the judges and crowd with a scientific talk that excels for its content, clarity and charisma.

Every year, we see some of the most impressive young researchers on the FameLab regional heat stages across Germany. The two best partipants of every regional heat go on to the national final in Bielefeld to compete for the chance to represent Germany at the FameLab International final at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK.

In March 2020, FameLab returns to the stage – the competition for scientific communication. True to the motto "Talking Science" scientists from far over 20 countries are given the opportunity to present their research on stage at this event. What's special? The presentation mustn't be longer than 3 minutes and has to contain the right amount of science and wit to carry the mostly non- professional audience and an expert panel. Facilities like PowerPoint presentations are not allowed.

You are an up-and-coming scientist, engineer, or researcher in STEM fields?

Whether you take an active part in astronomy, biology, biotechnology, chemistry, information technology, mathematics, medicine, pharmacy, physics or robotics:

You are excited enough with your field of research that you want to present it on stage? If you want to challenge yourself and if you are at least 21 years old you can register for FameLab until the 6th of March at www.famelab-germany.de.

In five regional competitions the participants fight for a spot in the Germany finale in Bielefeld. The winners for Baden-Württemberg are elected at the competition in Karlsruhe on the 18th of March 2020. They have the chance to make it to the international contest at the Cheltenham Science Festival in Great Britain. To increase the chances of winning at "FameLab", we offer all candidates from the University of Tübingen free coaching by the Seminar für Allgemeine Rhetorik. If you would like to take part in the coaching, please register by e-mail to hochschulkommunikation[at]uni-tuebingen.de until 31 January 2020.

For further information on "FameLab", please contact Inken Böll from the Science Office of the City of Karlsruhe. Phone: 0721/133-7383. E-mail: inken.boell[at]wissenschaftsbuero.karlsruhe.de.