GAIN22: APPLY NOW Science Slam

GAIN22 Science Slam

GAIN22 Science Slam

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Present your research at GAIN22 Annual Conference and Talent Fair in Bonn, Germany – Sept. 3, 2022

APPLY BY JULY 15 AND WIN A GREAT CASH PRIZE OF 2500 EUROS

Welcome on stage: the GAIN Science Slam is all about science communication. Five international researchers from various fields will present their findings in a seven-minute pitch in front of the GAIN22 audience. The objective is to impart current research results to a diverse audience in an understandable and entertaining way. Various presentations suitable for the format are allowed. The GAIN audience is also the Science Slam Jury.

Science Slams started in German university towns in the mid-2000s: Darmstadt, Braunschweig, Hamburg. Today, Science Slams are held all over Germany on a weekly basis.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:

We want you! We are looking for five international researchers to present their findings in the brief and lively Science Slam format. Any postdoc, early career researcher, or GAIN22 attendee can apply. Only your own research can be presented. Applications from all disciplines are welcome!

YOUR AUDIENCE:

The GAIN annual conference is the largest German science and research career fair in the US, coming to Germany for the first time this year, with participants ranging from early career researchers to representatives of over 60 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies. The GAIN22 audience will vote on the winner. 

WHERE AND WHEN:

The GAIN22 Science Slam will take place on September 3, 2022, 17:15-18:45 Uhr (MESZ) at

Maritim Hotel Bonn
Kurt-Georg-Kiesinger-Allee 1
53175 Bonn

THE GAIN SCIENCE SLAM AWARD:

The best slammer will receive a €2,500 check! Proudly presented by the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH)

HOW TO APPLY?

Send us an email to waisel@daad.de and submit a one-minute video pitching your slam in English.

Deadline: July 15th, 2022.

The GAIN22 committee will select up to five slammers. They will participate in a workshop on science communication with GAIN trustee and seasoned science slammer Martin R. Lichtenthaler in mid-August to prepare for the science slam.

Why should people participate?

Price money, visibility, individual videos of each slam on the GAIN YouTube channel, science communication training in advance

Criteria: understandable, entertaining and scientific presentation of personal research (projects)

Science communication training with an expert of the field for all accepted slammers: 17.8.2022, 16:00–17:30 PM (CEST), online