THE NEW FACE OF SCIENCE  COMMUNICATION IN ROMANIA   FameLab   a competition for young science communicators
<ul><li>WHAT IS FameLab? </li></ul><ul><li>A competition meant to identify and develop the talent in communicating </li></...
1 st  FAMELAB COMPETITION IN ROMANIA – NATIONAL FINAL - 2007 CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
<ul><li>FameLab is searching for the new faces of Science  Communication  who will be able to develop their ideas and pres...
SEARCHING FOR THE NEW FACE OF SCIENCE  COMMUNICATION CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
THE 1 st  SCIENCE SHOW  IN ROMANIA  EVER CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
<ul><li>HOW DOES FameLab RUN?   </li></ul><ul><li>Communication campaign for registration </li></ul><ul><li>On-line regist...
Content, Clarity & Charisma CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
FameLab MASTERCLASS IN SCIENCE COMMUNICATION CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
PHOTOS FROM THE ROMANIAN FINAL 2009 CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
<ul><li>FameLab in Romania 2007 & 2009 – KEY FIGURES </li></ul><ul><li>30 FameLab finalists  created a network engaged in ...
SCIENTISTS CAN BE STARS! CAN THEY  ! ?
<ul><li>PARTNERS 2007 - 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TVR </li></ul><ul><li>The University of Bucharest </li></ul><ul><li>„ Al. I...
THANK YOU! http://www.britishcouncil.org/romania-support-science2-beautiful-science-famelab-competition-2009
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    1. 1. THE NEW FACE OF SCIENCE COMMUNICATION IN ROMANIA FameLab a competition for young science communicators
    2. 2. <ul><li>WHAT IS FameLab? </li></ul><ul><li>A competition meant to identify and develop the talent in communicating </li></ul><ul><li>scientific ideas to a large audience, in an accessible, open and </li></ul><ul><li>interactive way. </li></ul><ul><li>An initiative of the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2007 the contest has gone in nine countries in South-East Europe (including Romania) through the British Council network </li></ul><ul><li>In 2011, FameLab will be organised simultaneously by the British Council in number of 18 countries all over across the world. </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF FameLab? </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage young scientists to inspire and excite public imagination with a vision of science in the 21st century. </li></ul><ul><li>Improve teaching of Sciences in schools and increase the number of students in Sciences </li></ul>CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    3. 3. 1 st FAMELAB COMPETITION IN ROMANIA – NATIONAL FINAL - 2007 CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    4. 4. <ul><li>FameLab is searching for the new faces of Science Communication who will be able to develop their ideas and presentation skills for a TV audience. </li></ul><ul><li>The model is familiar from TV programmes like Pop Idol and Mega Star. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants have just 3 minutes to prove themselves to a panel of expert judges, and the talk should be entertaining and original, scientifically accurate but also engaging to a non-scientific audience. </li></ul>CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    5. 5. SEARCHING FOR THE NEW FACE OF SCIENCE COMMUNICATION CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    6. 6. THE 1 st SCIENCE SHOW IN ROMANIA EVER CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    7. 7. <ul><li>HOW DOES FameLab RUN? </li></ul><ul><li>Communication campaign for registration </li></ul><ul><li>On-line registration to the competition </li></ul><ul><li>Preliminary selections taking place in regions of Romania (Iasi, Cluj </li></ul><ul><li>and Bucharest) </li></ul><ul><li>Training delivered to finalists by a UK team made of specialists in interviews, science communication and using theatre techniques during a presentation or in front of a TV camera </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Final – hundreds of high school students in the audience & broadcasted on TVR </li></ul><ul><li>Romanian winner to compete along with winners of all the countries participating to the FameLab International competition at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK </li></ul>CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    8. 8. Content, Clarity & Charisma CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    9. 9. FameLab MASTERCLASS IN SCIENCE COMMUNICATION CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    10. 10. PHOTOS FROM THE ROMANIAN FINAL 2009 CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    11. 11. CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    12. 12. <ul><li>FameLab in Romania 2007 & 2009 – KEY FIGURES </li></ul><ul><li>30 FameLab finalists created a network engaged in promoting science and technology to the young people in schools and universities at a national and international level via the activities of the British Council’s “Beautiful Science” project </li></ul><ul><li>Over 10 articles in the national press plus 6 TV transmissions </li></ul><ul><li>Over 6 mil. people reached through communication </li></ul><ul><li>About 300 young researchers , university teachers, and students made presentations on various science and technology subjects to a total audience of more than 2,000 young people (mostly students in secondary and higher education) in a series of 12 events (regional selections in Iasi, Cluj and Bucharest) and national finals. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008 and 2009, the Romanian winners took part in finals of FameLab International at Cheltenham, UK </li></ul>CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    13. 13. SCIENTISTS CAN BE STARS! CAN THEY ! ?
    14. 14. <ul><li>PARTNERS 2007 - 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TVR </li></ul><ul><li>The University of Bucharest </li></ul><ul><li>„ Al. I. Cuza” University in Iasi </li></ul><ul><li>„ Babes-Bolyai” University in Cluj </li></ul><ul><li>The National Authority for Scientific Research </li></ul><ul><li>Ad Astra – Romanian Researchers Association </li></ul><ul><li>Orange </li></ul><ul><li>System Plus </li></ul><ul><li>Carturesti </li></ul><ul><li>National Geographic Romania </li></ul><ul><li>Science Newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>Stiinta Info </li></ul><ul><li>Sapte Seri </li></ul><ul><li>Fun Science </li></ul>CHELTENHAM FESTVALS
    15. 15. THANK YOU! http://www.britishcouncil.org/romania-support-science2-beautiful-science-famelab-competition-2009

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