FameLab Workshop in the Basque Country

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The Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU holds a training event organised by FECYT and the British Council – sponsors of FameLab Spain, the international contest of scientific monologues, in which over 25 countries will participate, in collaboration with the Chair of Scientific Culture of the UPV/EHU.

FameLab tries to find new voices in science to share research in a fun and rigorous way, through three minute monologues. In the 2015 edition, the selection phase will be open until 3 February 2015. Students, teaching and research staff can participate through a video telling a science story that captivates the public without presentations.

During the session, we will explain the course dynamics, we will show the main techniques to prepare a monologue, and we will teach the most useful tips to face the public.

The session’s programme is the following:

10:30 – 11:15 – FameLab Presentation – Representatives of FECYT and British Council.

11:15 – 12:00 – I was at FameLab – Experiences and learning by Santi García (@AitorMenta_) in FameLab Spain.

12:00: 13:30 – Masterclass on writing and performing monologues – Belén Rubio, actress and stand-up comedian.

13:30- 14:00 – Presentation of monologues by the candidates.

IMPORTANT: If you have an idea for a monologue or if you have already prepared one, you will have a chance to present it at the end of the masterclass, and Belén Rubio and Santi García will give you advice on how to improve its contents and your performance.

Entry is free. Fore more information, click here.


Start date:
December 11th, 2014
End date:
December 11th, 2014
from 10:30 to 14:00


Paraninfo de la Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología de la UPV/EHU
Leioa (Bizkaia)

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