Science meets Comedy at UHasselt's second Science Slam 2015
The edition 2015 is canceled. We go for a new edition in 2016!
Science Slam is open to passionate, creative scientists (from alpha, beta to gamma scientists) who wants to share their passion with the public.
Looking for inspiration for your performance? Watch the video of previous edition.
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The participants aim to provide a complex problem, their topic of research ... on an original, attractive but scientifically correct way and with a humorous character to the curious audience. They show that science (in the broad sense of the word) both fascinating is as useful in everyday life. With Science Slam we bring together the passionate science and the curious public in an unconventional and entertaining atmosphere.
During their performance it is allowed to use picture or sound material, PowerPoint, gadgets ... Creativity and humor are strongly encouraged.
Participating can individually or in group (max 3 persons). Did you participate the previous edition? You can participate again with a different act and team or preferably a solo performance.
Each researcher (or team) has six minutes time to win the hearts of the public and the jury. The language of the presentations are in English.
The candidates get the unique opportunity to attend free two coachingsdays of stand-up comedian Bas Birker in November.
During the final the participants aim to the jury award (teambuilding of 500 euro) and the public award (teambuilding of 200 euro). A team of four panel experts and the public will judge the performances that evening.
UHasselt Science Slam is a collaboration between Science Communication and Doctoral Schools.