09/02/2016

EURAXESS Science Slam 2015: meet the 5 finalists and join us for an evening of Science & Fun !

Topics: Events


  • START DATE
    19/10/2015 - 17:00
  • EVENT TYPE
    Meeting
  • LOCATION
    United States, Chicago
  • END DATE
    19/10/2015 - 20:00

We have closed the video submission for the Science Slam finals. From many videos received, our committee chose 5 candidates who will travel to Chicago on 19 October 2015 to compete for a very attractive first prize: FREE TRIP TO EUROPE!!! Here are the lucky finalists:

1. Joseph MEANY from The University of Alabama, AL, USA

2. Ashty KARIM from Northwestern University, IL, USA

3. Radhakrishnan GNANASAMBANDAM from State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA

4. Kavita CHANDRA from Northwestern University, IL, USA

5. Louise-Emmanuelle PARIS from Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, QC, CAN

Congratulations to all!

Each one of them will present a topic related to his/her research to an audience of non-experts. Each live slam will be given in English in less than 10 minutes and can be supported by video, audio material, slides or any other kind of media, as well as by scientific equipment, everything is allowed!

The performances of the finalists will be judged by the audience and the jury composed of European, American and Canadian representatives of governments, research institutions or universities.

The winner will go to Europe and...

1) visit the EU headquarters in Brussels, enjoy a science communication training and meet with EU research policy makers...

2) visit a European Research institution of his/her own choice...

3) and catch up with winners from around the world, and make new friends and contacts in Europe!

JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF SCIENCE & FUN: If you are not among the slammers this year but will be in the Chicago area on Monday evening (19 October), come and join our audience by registering here. A nice complementary cocktail reception will follow.

For more details, read the flyer for the audience attached or visit us at scienceslamnorthamerica.euraxess.org!