Competition is open to aspiring science communicators from India and 21 other countries
British Council has launched a global search for the next influential global voice on climate action who can inspire and connect with audiences across the world to help build trust in climate science.
Entries are now open for FameLab Climate Change Communicators, a special edition of the FameLab science communication competition, leading to the online final event in September.
The competition is open to aspiring science communicators from Albania, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam.
Participants must submit a video of themselves with a compelling three-minute talk in English on Trust in Climate Science.
Judges will select 10 impressive scientific storytellers for the final. The finalists will receive a two-day online masterclass with leading science communicators to help hone their skills before battling it out for the first place.
The FameLab Climate Challenge Communicators Online Final will be streamed on YouTube in September 2021.
The winner will progress through to the FameLab International Online Final, one of the world’s leading science communication competitions, in November 2021.
FameLab is a competition owned and created by Cheltenham Festivals. This is the 15th and final year of the FameLab International competition delivered globally in partnership with the British Council.
This year’s event will offer an exciting programme of interactive online heats – and a celebration of the partnership which has led to a global science communication phenomenon.
FameLab Climate Change Communicators is one of many activities the British Council is delivering as part of the Climate Connection programme — the British Council’s global platform for dialogue, cooperation and action against climate change. It connects more than 200 million people from the UK and the rest of the world through collaborative and creative solutions to the climate crisis.
“The British Council is proud to support COP26’s aims to unite people around the world to tackle climate change. Through our Climate Connection campaign, we will draw on our expertise in education, the arts, and cultural exchange, to support people everywhere to find innovative solutions to the biggest global emergency we face,” said Kate Ewart-Biggs, interim chief executive at the British Council.
To know more click on the FameLab Climate Change Communicators official website.
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