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Distinction of Students of the Civil Engineering Department in FameLab Science Communication Competition

Distinction of Students of the Civil Engineering Department in FameLab Science Communication Competition.

On Monday 06/03/2017 the first semifinal of Famelab science communication competition organized by the British Council took place in Athens. FameLab is one of the largest competitions for science communication in the world.
Five students of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly (Kostas Anagnostopoulos, Kleopatra Vamavakousi, Ioanna Skyrianou, Iraklis Cholevas, Doxa Psychogiou) participated with very interesting scientific presentations, after the encouragement and guidance of Associate Professor Theodore Karakasidis. Our joy was great when the committee composed by Kostas Karpouzis (National Technical University of Athens), Nikos Andritsos (SKAI TV and SKAI radio 100.3) and Antigone Dimas (Alexander Fleming Research Centre) announced the names of candidates who took the ticket to the final round of Famelab of competition: Doxa Psychogiou was among the four selected candidates for the final competition form the given semifinal while Ioanna Skyrianou was one of the two runners-up. Congratulations to all our students for their preparation and their very good and interesting presentations and good luck for those who advanced to the final round of the competition! The final phase of Famelab competition will take place on April 1 in the frame of the Athens Science Festival at Technopolis-Gazi in Athens. If you are in Athens on that date come to see their presentations and support them.

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