Science Slam

The Science Slam : Science in 8 Minutes

What is the Science Slam?

The Science Slam gives participants eight minutes to present their research and ideas in an entertaining or unusual way. Stand-up comedy, live music, a live experiment, or something else completely: anything is possible! The audience forms the jury that will decide who wins.

Eligible participants

Applications from anyone working in Medical Informatics and related fields are welcome. Students (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD) and early-career researchers are especially encouraged to apply.


Prizes will be awarded to the best presentations sponsored by the BCS Health, the specialist group of the Chartered Institute for IT. The winner receives 400 GBP, second place 200 GBP, and third place 100 GBP.

How to apply

Submit a short video (maximum two minutes) or abstract (maximum 500 words) to before 17 February 2017. Please provide your contact details, your university/institution/company and your role/job/course.

What’s next?

A maximum of six participants will be accepted for the Science Slam. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by 22 February 2017.

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions. If you have further questions please do not hesitate to e-mail us at

Science Slam prize sponsor:

24 – 26 APRIL








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