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Join the 2nd global EURAXESS Science Slam – 2014

Aug 10, 2014

The Slam
Do you want to have a rock star moment?
Present your ideas to the world?

Don‘t be afraid to tell the story of your research! EURAXESS Links North America is now looking for the EURAXESS Science Slammer North America 2014. Join the competition and enjoy the fun side of science! Submit a short video and get to the LIVE finals held in Toronto, Canada at the MaRS Collaboration Centre on 22 October 2014. Only one slammer will win the Slam crown — and a free trip to Europe as first prize!

In Europe, you will have the opportunity to meet a European research institution of your choice and to participate in a science communication training held by internationally renowned coaches in the spring of 2015 — together with the other five EURAXESS Science Slam winners from ASEAN, Brazil, China, India and Japan!

About EURAXESS Links
EURAXESS Links is a networking tool for European researchers working outside Europe and non-European ones wishing to collaborate and/or pursue a research career in Europe. It has thus far been launched in North America (Canada and the USA), Japan, China, India, the ASEAN hub encompassing Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam, and Brazil. EURAXESS Links provides information about research in Europe, job vacancies, European research policy, as well as opportunities for research funding, international collaboration and trans-national mobility.

How to participate:

  • Step 1: Get creative and develop an original idea to present your research project to the world: Old-school presentation, tap dancing, singing, live experiment — everything is allowed (as long as it is decent).
  • Step 2: Make a max. 6-minute video of your presentation with your camera phone, digital camera or equivalent.
  • Step 3: Post your video on our Facebook page, on LinkedIn in our EURAXESS Links — North America Subgroup, or upload it on YouTube or DropBox and send the link directly to northamerica@euraxess.net to become one of the finalists to compete in the LIVE slam! All Science Slam presentations must be in English. The EURAXESS Science Slam is open to researchers from all fields, including Social Sciences and Humanities, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences and Engineering. Submission is open from 15 May 2014 to 10 August 2014. For more information please visit our country website: scienceslamnorthamerica.euraxess.org.

Contact
For more information, please contact Viktoria Bodnarova or Stephanie Jannin, EURAXESS Links North America, Regional Representatives
Email: northamerica@euraxess.net;
Website: northamerica.euraxess.org;
Science Slam website: scienceslamnorthamerica.euraxess.org;
LinkedIn: linkedin.euraxess.org;
Facebook: facebook.com/euraxesslinksnorthamerica.


Web Sitehttp://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/links/events/north_america/science_slam
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