GAIN movie “The GAIN Science Slam”
Welcome on stage: the GAIN Science Slam premiered at the annual GAIN conference in San Francisco 2019. Seven researchers of various disciplines presented their science slam pitch, touching on topics such as water cycles, gravitational waves, fecal molecules and many more, all with the objective of imparting current research results to a diverse audience in an understandable and entertaining way. The documentary below portrays the slammers and explains this new creative style of science communication:
GAIN Movie: "How to slam your science"
In the end, the GAIN audience voted Aline Gottlieb as the winner of the first GAIN Science Slam. See below the striking pitches of the contestants AJ White, Vinita Bharat, Aline Gottlieb, Bettina Hieronimus, Fadji Maina, Klaus Liegener and Sonja Salo. Make sure to apply to participate in the next Science Slam in Boston for GAIN20!
The seven slams on video:
Sonja Salo, PhD student, Sustainable Energy System, UC Berkeley
"Energy and Building"
Dr. Klaus Liegener, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University
Dr. Aline Gottlieb, Department of Physiology, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. AJ White, Anthropology, UC Berkeley
Dr. Vinita Bharat, Neuroscience, Stanford University
Dr. Bettina Hieronimus, Molecular Biosciences/Nutrition, University of California
"Sugar and Health"
Dr. Fadji Maina, Geosciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
"Water and Satellites"
25.8.-27.8.2023 in Boston, USA