The British Council jointly with the ‘Science Fund’ and supported by ‘Chevron”, is holding a national competition for young scientists in the format of the international competition FameLab. This competition is one of the largest contests of scientific communication and is held in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.
If you think you can explain the scientific concept to the general public in English for three minutes, then why won’t you take part in the competition? You can become a new face of science, represent Kazakhstan in the final of the international competition FameLab in the UK and open the door to the world of opportunities in the field of scientific communication!
10 finalists will be selected under the first stage of the competition in Kazakhstan. Each FameLab finalist will receive a guaranteed prize in the form of a master class in communication skills and performances in Astana from one of the world’s leading communications experts. At the master class, they will learn why it is important to interact with the public, acquire invaluable skills in presentation and work with the media and will have the opportunity to establish contacts with scientists representing different areas of research!
The winner of the national competition will visit the traditional science festival in Cheltenham (Great Britain) and will take part in the international final of FameLab in the summer of 2019.
The competition is open to anyone from 21 to 40 years old who works or is being educated in technology, engineering, medicine, biology, chemistry, physics or mathematics. Applications are accepted from both private and public sector workers.
To participate in the competition, you must submit an online application, which will be available on the website https://www.britishcouncil.kz/ru/famelab until November 30, 2018.
Call for applications is open!
Before you apply, make sure that you meet the requirements for participants. If so, follow these simple steps:
1. Fill out the online application form in English, including a link to your video before 23:59, November 30, 2018
2. We shall send you an email confirming receiving of your application and will provide additional information and further actions.
Information concerning the video application
The youth branch of “ZhasOtan” within the party of “NurOtan” in the period from October 19th to November 30th, 2018 is planning to hold a national competition for innovative projects “NURINTECH”.
The project is being implemented due to the initiative of Nursultan Nazarbayev, Head of State, Chairman of the NurOtan Party. The competition will also facilitate participation of innovative projects at the republican level.
The goal of the project is development of the best projects and technologies aimed at the sustainable development of the country’s economy. Youth up to 29 years old can take part in the project. The prize fund of the competition is more than 5 million tenge.