FameLab Season 3: Online Competition!

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FameLab Season 3: Online Competition!

Time: March 7, 2015 to March 16, 2015
Location: Online
Website or Map: http://famelab-eeb.arc.nasa.g…
Event Type: online, video, competition
Organized By: Mike Toillion
Latest Activity: Mar 7, 2015

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Event Description

Welcome to the FameLab USA online competition!

Unlike our in-person events, this special heat of season 3 consists of online video submissions created and produced by Famelabbers like you. 

Please see below for a short, instructional video on how to best prepare your online video submission.  For text instructions, please go to our Video Tips page.  You only need to create one 3-minute video for now.

For tips on how to produce your video, check out this video tutorial: http://youtu.be/4OMMqNUjA00

All videos should be submitted before March 16th.  Please send the YouTube URL of your talk to daniella.m.scalice@nasa.gov.

Then join us on March 18th for a live, online judging event in which you and anyone you'd like to invite will meet with the judges (see below).  They will watch each video submission and give feedback directly to you!  Winners will be selected once all the videos have been seen.  If you have to miss the event, don't worry - we'll email you a clip of the feedback on your video.  Info on how to join this event will be emailed to you when you register.

Additional information such as judging criteria and other tips and hints can be found on the How It Works page. GOOD LUCK!


Meet Our FameLab Judges!


Judge #1: Lyl Tomlinson

Lyl Tomlinson is a PhD student in neuroscience at Stony Brook University, and a science communication fanatic who often asks: Would my grandma understand this? Using the question as a guiding principle for his communication initiatives, he became the 2014 FameLab USA winner and the International FameLab Grand Final runner-up.


Judge #2: Sarah DeWitt

Sarah DeWitt has worked in science communication at NASA for twelve years, and is currently serving as communications advisor to the agency's chief scientist. She specializes in the translation of complex scientific concepts for non-technical audiences. Sarah is currently leading NASA's effort to cultivate and support science communicators, managing the agency's first science communication leadership development program. She provides professional in-person and virtual coaching to individuals and teams of scientists to help them meet the challenges of communicating to non-scientific audiences.


Judge #3: Shawn Domagal-Goldman

Shawn Domagal-Goldman is a Space Scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. He is a member of the Planetary Environments Laboratory, which explores the planets in our solar system with spaceflight hardware. He’s also a member of the Virtual Planetary Laboratory, which simulates the environments of worlds beyond our Solar System.

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