Mediazone & the University of Nicosia encourage all of our students, staff and faculty to participate. With so many talented individuals under one roof, we can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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Famelab 2013! A scientific experience!

I was sitting right here in the office of the Administrative Assistants at Mediazone when the Acting Head said: Did you see the poster? Are you going?

I just looked at him and I shook my head. “You’re going”, he said flatly, smiling. That’s how I got myself in Famelab. The deadline had already been extended so I took some time to think what my subject would be before I sent in my application.

Once I applied, I began thinking of ideas. I could hear the gears in my brain grinding , sparks firing up. I had to decide. I had to put my creativity in a presentable structure limited to three minutes. Three minutes! They last forever on the stage but pass by so quickly in front of you on the countdown timer. 30 seconds left! You gotta wrap it up! Don’t stop now… “seeing what’s essential that’s invisible to the eyes, just as the Little Prince learned from the Fox, in the colours of the rainbow while embracing the sun’s radiance all the way down to the deep ocean’s midnight zone where the sea devil of the female angler fish lures you close enough and the male falls a victim to her… sublime aroma and becomes… a parasitical pair of testis attached to her body.” Continue reading

Famelab 2013

Once again this year the University of Nicosia, Mediazone is producing Famelab 2013, which is a national talent competition to find the best new talent in science communication. The “live to tape” event takes place today – at 4:30pm sharp in Cinestudio!

Mediazone once again rises to the occasion, with a crew of staff, lab assistants, volunteers and freelancers who come together to ensure that staging, lighting, camera, and event script flow together to ensure a truly entertaining experience. Continue reading

FameLab 2013 & the University of Nicosia

*Update Deadline extended! Deadline: 10 February 2013

Fill in the application form send it to European Office of Cyprus by email or by fax to 22895005.

The University of Nicosia is hosting the FameLab® preliminaries here in Cinestudio, and Mediazone will be capturing all of the action & recording it live as it happens! Stay tuned as we will post the preliminaries right here!

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FameLab 2012

Famelab science competition was less about content, but more about the “WOW” of presentation. The University of Nicosia hosted the preliminaries in Cinestudio, while Mediazone produced the pre-recorded  “live to tape” video production which aired on CyBc. Our very own President, Dr. Nicos Peristianis was on the panel of judges, joining in on all of the tough decisions. Continue reading