14 JUL 2014
WHAT: contest giving researchers based in Brazil the chance to use their creativity and communication skils to showcase their research projects to their peers and the wider public in a relaxed and joyful atmosphere.
WHO: Researchers (all levels starting from PhD candidates) of all nationalities and research fields currently based in Brazil
WHEN: submission until 15th September 2014. Live finals on 10 October 2014.
HOW to join the competition :
1. Be creative and develop an original idea to present your research project to the world: Tap dancing, singing, old-school presentation, scientific equipment - all is allowed.
2. Make a 3-minute max. video of the presentation to be held in the LIVE finals with your camera phone (or equivalent). Make sure the presentation is in English or Portuguese.
FINALS: The 5 best candidates will be invited* by EURAXESS to the LIVE finals to be held at Casa da Ciência in Rio de Janeiro on 10 October 2014.
*Expenses covered: Economy return flights (1 ticket per person) and hotel accommodation (up to 2 nights) to the finals will be booked and paid for by EURAXESS Links Brazil for the finalists based outside Rio de Janeiro.
They will present a topic related to their research to an audience of non-experts. The slam will be given in English or Portuguese in less than 10 minutes and can be supported by video and audio material, ppt. slides and any other kind of media available, as well as by scientific equipment.
The performances of the participants will be judged by the audience and the jury of European and Brazilian researchers and communicators.
The winner will be awarded:
1. A free round-trip to Europe (Bonn, Germany) in the European spring of 2015.
2. In Europe, the winner will be invited to participate in a science communication workshop on "Graphic Facilitation*". The workshop will be held in Bonn, Germany.
3. During the stay in Europe, EURAXESS Links will assist in arranging a meeting at one research organisation/institution of the winner's choice within the European Research Area. In case of a successful meeting, EURAXESS Links will finance the trip to this institute.
Check the updated terms and conditions and make sure to send your application before 15 September 2014. For more details, visit us at scienceslambrazil.euraxess.org !