Before you apply please make sure you are eligible to take part in this competition.
Applications are now open for FameLab Ireland 2018-19!
Fill out and submit the online application form
We will confirm receipt of your application and will contact you by email to inform you of the next steps
Go along to your chosen regional heat (or DCU/RCSI/TCD/UCD mini-heat) and present your scientific topic to our panel of judges. If it's a public heat, don't forget to invitе your friends and family to support you!
||DEADLINE TO APPLY
||Mon 28 Jan
||Thurs 24 Jan (midnight)
||Mon 21 Jan (12.30-2pm)
||Wed 6 Feb
||TCD (Ui Chadhain, Arts Block)
||Thurs 31 Jan (5pm)
||Fri 1 Feb (6-7pm)
||Tues 12 Feb
||DCU (St Patrick's Campus, SPD.D210)
||Sun 3 Feb (midnight)
||Tues 5 Feb (4pm)
||Thurs 21 Feb
||Fri 8 Feb (5pm)
||Wed 30 Jan (6pm)
||Fri 22 Feb
||Fri 15 Feb (5pm)
||Tues 19 Feb (5-7.30pm)
||Wed 27 Feb
||Fri 15 Feb (5pm)
||Fri 22 Feb (time tbc)
||Sun 3 Mar (midnight)
Re FameLab Galway: the training wiil be held at NUI Galway, Concourse Art & Science Building room AC203 (see location 14 on this map: http://bit.ly/NUIGMap).
The Limerick regional heat and RCSI mini-heat have now passed.
Find out what happens at the heats, there are some rules you need to know about.
If you are successful at the initial regional/video heat stage, you will be invited to attend an all-expenses paid Communication Masterclass that will help you develop invaluable STEM media and presentation skills. Further details will be sent to all successful candidates following the FameLab Ireland application deadline.
The Communication Masterclass will take place in Dublin on 22-24 March 2019.
The FameLab Ireland Final will be held at the Science Gallery, Dublin on Thursday 11 April 2019.
Both the FameLab Ireland Masterclass and Final are mandatory for all applicants. In addition, the winner of FameLab Ireland 2019 should be available to take part in the FameLab International Finals, Cheltenham Science Festival, during the first 2 weeks in June (exact timing to be confirmed). Please remember to keep these dates free as it might be you attending!
Terms and Conditions
- Please note that candidates involved in the FameLab Ireland Final will not be permitted to use the same presentation they used in the regional/video heats. Instead you will be required to alter the content and style of an existing presentation or present on a completely new topic. Each candidate should decide on the theme(s) of their presentation(s).
- By taking part in a FameLab Ireland regional/video heat, you agree to fully participate in the programme, to abide by the judging panels' decisions and to fully accept the rules and conditions of participation as agreed by the FameLab Ireland management team. For further details, contact email@example.com
- The FameLab Ireland management team reserves the right to amend the programme format and calendar of activity on grounds of force majeure.