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Meet The FameLab International Contestants 2016!

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FameLab, the world’s greatest international science communication competition, is back!

With just three minutes each to inform, enlighten and entertain, talented researchers and science communicators from all over the world will join us for a week of extraordinary science at The Times Cheltenham Science Festival (7-12 June 2016).

Don’t miss our 27 national finalists traveling to Cheltenham from countries including Malaysia and Hong Kong, Australia and Brazil to battle for the title of FameLab International Champion 2016, hosted by Quentin Cooper.

Start off with one (or all three!) of our FameLab Semi-Finals on Wednesday 8 June (starting at 11am, 1.30pm and 4pm respectively) and see the final ten candidates, with all new talks, in the FameLab International Final on Thursday 9 June (8.30pm).

Meet The FameLab International Finalists

Find your national representative in this list of semi-final candidates and browse our FameLab International brochure below to find out all about our 29 finalists!

Semi-Final 1
Lorenzo Pizzuti (Italy)
Nozipho Gumbi (South Africa)
Ossama Khalaf (Switzerland)
Vlad Adrian Pădurean (Romania)
Karolina Nowak (Poland)
Kyle Evans (UK)
Alba Aguión (Spain)
Ji Yun Kim (South Korea)
Bert Vercnocke (Netherlands)

Semi-Final 2
Thach Pham (Vietnam)
Constantinos Timinis (Cyprus)
Jackson Itikawa (Brazil)
Eliška Selinger (Czech Republic)
Khaow Tonsomboon (Thailand)
Erinn Fagan-Jeffries (Australia)
Mirlan Karimov (Azerbaijan)
Dana Akilbekova (Kazakhstan)
Aida Rafat (Qatar)

Semi-Final 3
Niamh Kavanagh (Ireland)
Hanzey Yasar (Germany)
Ana Armada-Moreira (Portugal)
Dina El-Zohiry (Egypt)
Leandros Lamnis (Greece)
Petar Eftimov (Bulgaria)
Ilissa Ocko (USA)
Abhi Veerakumarasivam (Malaysia)
Choi Yi (Chloe) Fung (Hong Kong)

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