FameLab SA 2017 Winner has won gold! 

Ms Tshiamo Legoale, the 27 year old Geologist from Mintek has won the international FameLab talking science competition. Tshiamo was one of 9 contestants out of 31 (3 of whom were from Africa) who made it through to the final round of the international competition. She delivered a talk about how gold can be extracted from mine dumps in wheat plants - and now she is bringing home the gold. Well done Tshiamo! 

You can watch her talk at FameLab International 
(https://www.facebook.com/FameLabInternational/)
or catch up on the action by following #FameLab on twitter. 
 
#YouthMonth #WomenInScience 
@zaBritish @JiveMediaAfrica @NRF_SAASTA @Mintek_RSA

FameLab South Africa 2018 Expressions of Interest
Institutions or organisations involved in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and innovation (STEMI) research, are invited to submit an expression of interest to host a heat for the 2018 competition cycle. Heats can be used to showcase your science and technology research within your organisation as well as an opportunity to build organisational capacity in science communication, through the training offered by FameLab SA partner, Jive Media Africa. Expressions of interest must be submitted on or before 15 June 2017. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for forms or visit www.britishcouncil.org.za/famelab more information. Slots are filling up so submit your form early.

FameLab ® is an initiative of the Cheltenham Festivals. The British Council in collaboration with the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) and Jive Media Africa deliver the FameLab competition in South Africa.  Find out more about FameLab South Africa at www.britishcouncil.org.za/famelab