Are you eligible to enter FameLab?
Entrants must be aged 21 years old or older, studying or working in science, engineering, technology, medicine or mathematics (STEM).
|We welcome:||We cannot accept:|
|Lecturers in STEM subjects, including specialist science teachers with a science degree||Press or PR officers, even for science-related organisations|
|Researchers who use existing research or meta-studies – they don’t have to get their hands dirty||Artists who work on science-related themes|
|People who work on applying STEM – for example, patent clerks, statisticians, computer technicians, consultants to industry||Performers whose shows are about science or engineering|
|Post-graduate students of STEM subjects (over 21)||Science centre staff who work exclusively or mainly with the public|
|People who apply STEM in the armed forces or government bodies||Journalists and broadcasters (as their main or only job)|
|People who apply STEM in industry or business||Non-specialist school teachers|
1. Join our promotional activities: Learn more about FameLab in one of our roadshows and activities
|Science Communications LIVE talk||24 March 2021||Meet with the UK FameLab Masterclass trainer, Joanna Bagniewska, and learn how to scientific information to the public, particularly on climate change|
|Online roadshow with universities||To be confirmed||Meet the British Council staff to know more about the programme and format|
2. Enter FameLab via video audition: Submit your three minutes talk in science through a video entry until 3 May 2021. Read competition requirements and tips here
3. Compete in Virtual Heats: Shortlisted applicants will be invited to compete in the Virtual Heats in front of judges on 12-13 June 2021. 10 finalists will be selected to attend the Masterclass.
4. Attend a two-day Masterclass: 10 finalists will attend the Masterclass to gain invaluable skills from our UK expert trainer, make new friends and expand their network. This is planned to be organised on 11-12 July 2021 in Bangkok, in person, with UK train to call in via MS Teams.*
5. FameLab Thailand Final Competition: Face the live audience, put your trained skills in action and win prizes. FameLab Thailand 2020 winner will be selected to compete in the International FameLab Competition. This is planned to be organised on 28 August 2021 in Bangkok, in person.*
6. International FameLab Competition: See world-leading experts talk, meet fellow FameLabbers from across the world, and gain experience on a global stage via online platform. This is tentative for October – November 2021
*Platforms of activities are subject to change. Contestants may choose to take part via online platform if desired