Congratulations to South Africa's FameLab 2014 finalists!

Congratulations to South Africa's FameLab 2014 finalists!

February, the month of love, gave scientists all over South Africa the opportunity to express their love of science by presenting their 3 minute science talk at the FameLab regional heats. Participants battled it out in the hope of making it through to the FameLab final which takes place at SciFest Africa in Grahamstown on the 14th March 2014. Seven regional heats have already taken place all around South Africa.

Well done to the finalists who have been chosen from the 7 regions. They are:

Durban:
Sibusiso Biyela
Nombuso Palesa Khetsi

Limpopo:
Cliffton Masedi
Katlego William Phoshoko
Mabu Manaileng

Johannesburg:
Gugulethu Mabuza
Kirsty Sanders
Isobel Kolbe
Cornelis van Niekerk
Abejide Ade-Ibijola

North West:
Raven Motsewanbongwe
Kgomotso Mohatalle

Bloemfontein:
Mbangiso Mabaso
Karabelo Moloantoa

Cape Town:
Melissa Boonzaaier
Charlotte Hillebrand
Giverson Mupambi

Uitenhage:
Itumeleng Lehupela

Finalists will receive science communication training at Masterclasses in Grahamstown from a leading, UK based science communication trainer. They will battle it out to win a place to represent South Africa at the FameLab final in the United Kingdom. Stay tuned for more details on this exciting competition…