makes (CS) – For the first time it was the Italian tour Fame Lab The show of international science communication talent will stop at cosenza, exactly inUniversity of CalabriaThe competition will be held for young researchers under the age of 35 who are passionate about scientific publishing on May 16.
More than 30 young scientists – from the medical, engineering and humanities fields – have applied for the competition by responding to a special invitation issued bysingle which closed last month.
For the contestants, there are no projections, graphs or videos, but just three minutes to tell a science topic in a clear and understandable way, engaging and exciting the audience.
The judging panel is made up of professionals from three scientific fields and communications experts. The two winners of each local selection, and therefore also the winner of the FameLab Cosenza, promoted by Unical in collaboration with the University of Basilicata, will face the winners of the other local selections in the national competition (Ancona, Brescia, Camerino, Catania, Genoa, Lecce, Palermo, Perugia, Pisa, Turin and Trieste).
Whoever wins FameLab Italia 2023, in addition to receiving a prize of 1,500 euros, will reach the FameLab International Final, which will be held online on November 24 and which will see the participation of FameLab winners from 40 countries of the world. competing.
Fame Lab was conceived by the Cheltenham Science Festival in the United Kingdom in 2005, and over the years it has reached a global dimension thanks to the activity of the British Council. In Italy, FameLab is coordinated by Psiquadro, a social enterprise engaged in research communication activities, which selects the organizers of the Italian stages through a tender. Unical has responded to the call, with its Research, Innovation and Social Impact area, which has resulted in being among the 12 Local Selection Coordinators for 2023.
Link to the initiative page: https://famelab-italy.it/.
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