SLS Microbiology Student Qualifies for National Finals of the FameLab Science Communication Competition

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Ms. Masuma Afrin Taniya, a Microbiology student at the School of Life Sciences in IUB participated in the local heats of the FameLab annual science communication competition held on February 22nd and 23rd, 2019, and was among 14 participants selected to compete in the national finals which is to be held on 23rd March, 2019 at the British Council Auditorium. The national champion will compete with the champions from over 30 other participating countries at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK for the title of the FameLab International Champion 2019.

The annual competition requires participants to explain a scientific concept or discovery within three minutes. By enforcing brevity, the competition seeks to showcase the importance of clear, concise, and thus, effective scientific communication.