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FameLab 2018: Sustainable science

Creating conversations between science and society to address the sustainable development goals was the focus of the 2018 FameLab South Africa final held at the Future Earth conference at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth. Emmie…
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Talking science? FameLab 2018 is here!

How can researchers change the world? Only by sharing their ideas with audiences outside of their disciplines. The FameLab competition creates opportunities for researchers to develop public presentation skills. Find out how you can get involved. "I…

FameLab SA 2017 semi-finalists!

South Africa's researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics have shown us their excellent public speaking and science communication skills during FameLab SA 2017. In each heat, contestants were asked to convey a scientific…

Research at Wits - A FameLab Win

The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) hosted FameLab SA for the first time this year. Showing their commitment to science communication training and the competition, three media and communications professionals judged the competition: Journalist,…

Wits Centres of Excellence Announce 2 Semi-Finalists

The University of the Witwatersrand Centre of Excellence (CoE) programme is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation and aims to “concentrate existing research excellence, capacity and…

Beaming Semi-Finalists from UFS/CUT Heat

It’s the first time the University of the Free State (UFS) and the Central University of Technology (CUT)  took part in FameLab SA. Jive Media Africa trained the participants in communication and media skills the day before the heat, held…

FameLab Heat part of UNISA Research and Innovation Week

The University of South Africa (UNISA) FameLab heat was part of the institution’s Research and Innovation Week. UNISA also opened the competition to contestants from other institutions, and there was a wide variety of research topics to hear…

Making Medicinal Plants Move – TUT Chooses Winners

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) participated in FameLab SA for the first time this year - the contestants were excited to be part of this internationally renowned competition, communicating their science and research for the opportunity…

SKA Semi-Finalist Wins a Trip to Mauritius

The South African Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the biggest scientific instrument ever built. Listening to their scientists really gives one a sense of the magnitude of the endeavour and the excitement of the discoveries waiting to be…

NMMU – Sea Anemones for the Win

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) hosted an open heat of FameLab SA. Judging the heat were Dr Natasha Beukes from the NMMU Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology, Ms Zandile Mbabela, the NMMU Media Manager and Ms Marilyn…


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