British Council FameLab Science Communication Competition





If you are between 21 and 40 years old and think you can explain a scientific concept in English in just three minutes, then why not enter the competition? You could become the new face of science, represent Kazakhstan at the FameLab International Final in the UK and open doors to global opportunities in science communication!                                          

Fill in the online application, including a link to your video entry, by 11 January 2020.

FameLab Kazakhstan is organised in partnership with OYLA Magazine and JSC “Science Fund” and with the generous support of Chevron Kazakhstan. The FameLab International Final is co-produced by Cheltenham Science Festivals and the British Council.

Find out more about FameLab on the website of the British Council

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Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research into advanced biofuels.  Chevron ranks as the leading private oil producer in Kazakhstan and currently holds stakes in the country’s two largest producing oil fields: Tengiz and Karachaganak. Chevron is also the largest private shareholder in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium. 


British Council is an international organization of the United Kingdom working in the field of cultural relations and educational opportunities. We contribute to the creation of friendly atmosphere to develop cooperation and strengthen mutual understanding between the United Kingdom and other countries to change people’s lives for the better by creating opportunities, building connections and developing trust-based relations. We work in more than 100 countries globally in the field of arts and culture, the English language, education and development of civil society. We draw over 20 million people annually through our events and over 500 million people by means of on-line channels and mass media.


OYLA Magazine is a monthly popular science magazine designed for students and their parents, published in Russian, Kazakh and English in Kazakhstan and in other languages in Australia, New Zealand, India, South Korea and Europe. Our content focuses on the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines and aims to teach children how to think critically in an accessible and engaging way.


Science Fund is a national agency that was created to support all scientific and/or scientific-technological subjects in the implementation of scientific research, development projects and commercialization projects of scientific and/or scientific-technological activities that meet the needs of the economy.