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FameLab seeks next great science communicator

Are you the next great science communicator? If so, FameLab wants you to compete in the world’s largest science communication competition. FameLab challenges budding science communicators to explain a scientific concept to a general audience in just 3 minutes. To enter the competition, contestants must submit a video entry showcasing their communication prowess. Several entrants […]

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University of Adelaide represented at international FameLab

The biggest FameLab International Final yet kicks off on June 9, with 27 candidates from all over the world taking part in the final rounds at Cheltenham Science Festival! Erinn Fagan-Jeffries took out the Australian FameLab Competition, and has travelled to Cheltenham, UK to represent the University of Adelaide, and Australia, in this international science […]

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Podcast: Gut contents reveal wasps’ favourite caterpillars

FameLab winner, Erinn Fagan-Jeffries, from the University of Adelaide describes how wasps can be used to save crops from attack by caterpillars in her winning presentation, which is now available as a podcast on ABC radio national. Wasps make perfect agents for biological control. Parasitic wasps choose specific caterpillars to lay their eggs, then when the […]

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FameLab Competition Winner

The Environment Institute would like to congratulate Erinn Fagan-Jeffries for winning the 2016 national science communication competition FameLab. Erinn spoke about her research on the taxonomy and systematics of parasitoid wasps in her talk ‘Protecting your potatoes: the caterpillar-killing wasps’. You can listen to her presentation available as a podcast on ABC radio national. She will […]

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