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Welcome to our November newsletter

Here you will find information on the #ideaschangelives competition, the European Researchers' night and what a virtual 3D science laboratory looks like.

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23 November: Experience Japan Exhibition 2019

15 January 2020: Research opportunities in Japan: JSPS Summer Programme 2020. A two-month orientation of Japanese cultures and research systems in the summer of 2020.

Hall of FameLab 2019

In celebration of FameLab six alumni from across Europe gathered at the iconic Natural History Museum in London on Friday 27 September to present at the annual European Researchers' Night.

FameLab is a global science communication competition started by Cheltenham Science Festival and delivered through a partnership with the British Council.

Watch all the presentations from the night below.

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#ideaschangelives competition
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Do you have an idea that could change lives?

The search is on for digital solutions to some of the world's greatest problems. Enter this global innovation challenge and win £20,000 plus support and mentoring to turn your big idea into reality. Competition deadline:10 January 2020.

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How to pitch your idea to an investor

The first thing you need to think about when pitching your idea to an audience is what problem am I solving? The rest of the pitch should then focus on what matters and why the audience should be supporting you.

Read this informative article by Vikas Shah a venture-investor in technology business, on what he looks for in a pitch or idea.

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StanLab a 3D virtual laboratory for schools

StanLab is a 3D virtual laboratory for secondary school students in Nigeria. These virtual laboratories enable students to experience practical science without physical equipment. Read why Job Adeleke Oyebisi wanted to be a part of it.

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