Gain access to a network of scientists and engineers, improve your presentation skills at our masterclass and maybe even win a trip to the UK to present at the international finals!

By taking part in FameLab you will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, gain invaluable communication skills, and meet amazing like-minded people. Importantly you will also become part of an increasingly exciting network of scientists and engineers able to clearly and imaginatively explain their science to the general public.


Run by some of the best science communicators in the world, this is one of the biggest prizes for all FameLab finalists. There you will learn why public engagement is important, develop invaluable media and presentation skills, and get the opportunity to network with scientists from many different scientific fields!

Get a taste of what happens at a FameLab masterclass.

Researcher Connect Training

Researcher Connect is a series of short interactive learning modules for researchers at any stage of their career and from any academic discipline. It is a professional development course that focuses on the development of excellent communication skills in international, multi-cultural contexts. 

Find out more about Researcher Connect.


The winners of the first, second and third place at all stages in the competition will receive trophies. 

The overall national winner will receive RM 3,000 cash prize.


The overall national winner will attend the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK and compete in the FameLab International Final. Here a world of opportunities will really be opened up as you network with fellow scientists from across the globe

  • Each candidate will have the opportunity to meet other science enthusiasts and gain access to the Famelab Malaysia and Famelab International networks

  • FameLab alumni will be invited to take part in science public engagement events in Malaysia.

Finally you will undoubtedly win the appreciation of the audience for your passion for science!