All you need to know about FameLab 2018 in the Czech Republic.

FameLab is one of the biggest science competitions in the world. Do you want to know what are students of science, mathematics, engineering and young scientists and researchers currently working? Let young rising scientists entertain you with their three-minute presentations. Judges are looking for exciting and engaging talks that can be understood by a general public adult audience. Each presentation is judged according to the golden rule of the 3Cs: Content, Clarity and Charisma. Up to ten finalists are chosen from two regional heats. Audience can use their vote to send their favourite into the final.
For the first time in the Czech Republic, presentations will be in English as well as in Czech or Slovak.

FAMELAB CZECH REPUBLIC 2018 TIMELINE

  • 28 February: Deadline for submitting applications for FameLab 2018 (Registration opens on 1 February 2018.)
  • 10 March - 1s regional heat in Prague 
  • 24 March - 2nd regional heat in Zlín 
  • 13-15 April - MasterClass for finalists
  • 13 May - FameLab 2018 Czech National Final, Sunday 13 May at 19.00, Studio Ypsilon, Spálená 16, Prague 1
  • 5-10 June - FameLab 2018 International Final, Cheltenham, UK. 

 

Regional heats results

1ST REGIONAL HEAT PRAHA

10 March 2018, Autoklub ČR

Eleven young scientists took part in the 1st regional heat in Prague. For the first time in the Czech Republic, contestants could give their presentations in English as well as in Czech or Slovak. 
Congratulations to all who took part for their effort and contribution to science communication.

The FameLab 2018 finalists are (in alphabetical order):

Jiří Kolář (Chemické inženýrství) / Audience vote
Bc. Dominika Kollárová (Molekulární analytická a fyzikální chemie)
Bc. Lukáš Pekárek (Biotechnologie léčiv)
Mgr. Karolína Pokorná (Virologie)
Bc. Tomáš Vašíček (Organická syntéza)

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2nd REGIONAL HEAT,ZLÍN

24 March 2018, Baťova vila

Out of nine contestants presented their talks in Zlín, there was only one presenting in English. 

The FameLab 2018 finalists are (in alphabetical order): 

Martin Balouch (chemické inženýrství) / Toto vystoupení zároveň získalo i nejvíce hlasů od diváků.
Lucie Doležálková (Biochemie)
Ansgar Gruber (Evolutionary biology)
Tomáš Komárek (Aplikovaná fyzika, částicová fyzika)
Veronika Mikulcová (Chemie a technologie materiálů)

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Eleven scientists taking part in the 1st regional heat of FameLab 2018 in Prague, 10 March 2018
Eleven scientists taking part in the 1st regional heat of FameLab 2018 in Prague, 10 March 2018 ©

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These are our first five FameLab 2018 finalists. From left: Dominika Kollárová, Karolína Pokorná, Tomáš Vašíček, Jiří Kolář a Lukáš Pekárek ©

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Contestants waiting to hear the results of the 2nd regional heat taking place in Baťova vila in Zlín ©

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The five FameLab 2018 finalists from Zlin are (from left): Martin Balouch, Ansgar Gruber, Veronika Mikulcová, Lucie Doležálková, Tomáš Komárek ©

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