What's FameLab?

FameLab is the world's leading science communication competition. It is designed to inspire, motivate and develop scientists and engineers to actively engage with the public. And in 2021, FameLab Ireland is going entirely virtual! That’s right, this year whether you’re taking part or cheering someone on you can do so from the comfort of your own home. Click here to find out more and book your tickets! 

Our FameLab Ireland 2021 regional and video heats are now over. But you can still watch all our brilliant participants and find out who will represent Limerick, Cork, Galway and Dublin regions at the Ireland National Final on 30 September. Check out all talks from the regional heats on the FameLab Ireland Youtube channel!

You can also listen here to some previous FameLab Ireland winners on how the competition has changed their lives. And if you want to find out what our Ireland alumni been up to since their FameLab journey, make sure you visit our Alumni Spotlight page.

About FameLab Ireland

A partnership with the British Council and the Cheltenham Science Festival has seen more than 10,000 emerging scientists and engineers participate from over 30 countries since 2005. In Ireland, FameLab has been running for 8 years and boasts an amazing network of 80+ passionate science communicators, all skilled and committed to sharing their work and knowledge with public audiences nationally and internationally.

FameLab Ireland is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and is supported by Cpl Resources Plc and Henkel Ireland Limited. It is managed by the British Council Ireland in collaboration with a host of partners from higher education, research, media and public engagement across Ireland.

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