EURAXESS Science Slam 2016
The competition has two stages: (i) the 'Virtual' Pre-selection (online) where candidates will submit a short video in a creative, entertaining and accessible way; and (ii) the 'Live' Finals where the finalists will perform in front of the review panel and a mixed audience who will choose the winner. Registration to be part of the audience will open in October. Stay tuned! Now is time for you to consider becoming the next EURAXESS Science Slammer in India!
The 1st prize this year will be the EURAXESS Science Slammer title and a round trip to Europe to visit Brussels (Belgium) and a research institute of the winner's choice in the European Union in 2017.
Send your video and become one of the 5 finalists to receive a short science communication training on 22 October 2016 in Bengaluru and to compete in the LIVE slam on 18 November 2016 in Hyderabad! Save both dates on your calendar!
Online submission of slam presentations: 2 August - 2 October 2016 I OPEN
How to participate:
Step 1: Get creative and develop an original idea to present your research project to the world: Tap dancing, singing, old-school presentation, scientific equipment - all is allowed (as long as it is decent).
Step 2: Make a 5 minutes max. video of your presentation with your camera phone, digital camera (or equivalent). Make sure the presentation is in English.
Download the flyer here! (COMING SOON)
On YouTube you may also meet the winners 2013 from ASEAN, China and India, find a video from Brazil to help you inspire or one on what the Science Slam is about explained by the Science Slam winner 2014 from North America.
Read the Terms and Conditions to participate in this new edition of the EURAXESS Science Slam India.
Visit SCIENCE SLAM 2015, 2014 and 2013 (top of the page) to meet the EURAXESS Science Slam India 1st prize winners and see what they say about their Science Slam experience. The next picture and testimony could be yours!
Partner and Supporting organisations 2016
The EURAXESS Science Slam India 2016 will be organised in partnership with BITS Pilani, Nuffic Neso India-Study in Holland and IndiaBioscience, with the support of B.M.Birla Science Centre and Finnair.