FameLab Netherlands Final 2016

Registration for the 2019 FameLab heats is now open! Get in touch with the organising universities if you would like to attend a regional heat in Amsterdam, Groningen, Delft, Eindhoven, Leiden, Twente, Utrecht and Wageningen.

Before you apply please make sure you are eligible to take part in this competition.

You will be contacted by email to confirm the receipt of your application and inform you of the details and next steps

Come to the heat closest to you and present your scientific topic to our panel of judges! (Don't forget to invitе your friends and family to come and support you!)

Regional heats

Heat 1: University of Amsterdam / AMC
Date: 13 March 2019
Location: Spui 25
Closing date: 1 February 2019
Contact: Nadine Boke and Marlies Stouthard 

Heat 2: University of Groningen
Date: 28 March 2019
Location: Groninger University Museum
Closing date: 1 February 2019
Contact: Ilse Klarenbeek 

Heat 3: Wageningen University & Research
Date: 1 March 2019
Location: De Wilde Wereld, Wageningen  
Closing date: 11 February 2019
Contact: Jac Niessen

Heat 4: University of Twente
Date: 5 March 2019
Location: Vrijhof
Closing date: 15 February 2019
Contact: Hinke Mulder 

Heat 5: University of Leiden
Date: 7 March 2019
Location: Acadamiegebouw (Klein auditorium)
Closing date: 14 February 2019
Contact: Maarten Muns 

Heat 6: TU Eindhoven
Date: 12 March 2019
Location: TU/e campus
Closing date: 8 February 2019
Contact: Jeanette Schoumacher 

Heat 7: TU Delft
Date: 3 April 2019
Location: Theater de Veste
Closing date: 15 February 2019
Contact: Roy Meijer

Heats 8  - 11: Utrecht University
Date: 25, 26 March 2019 and 1, 2 April 2019
Location: Utrecht Uiniversity
Closing date: 20 January 2019
Contact: Kim van den Heuvel-Taverne

What happens after the heats?

Winners of the heats take part in a Communication Masterclass held at KNAW in Amsterdam on 11 and 12 April 2019. The Masterclass will help you develop invaluable media and presentation skills. The 14 FameLabbers selected for the Masterclass will present at the FameLab Netherlands Final at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht on 9 May 2019. The winner of the Dutch Final will go on to compete in the International Final in Cheltenham in June 2019.