Apply to be a slammer at the very first UC Berkeley Bear Slam: deadline August, 12th

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Friday, July 20, 2018

ATIS is co-organizing the very first Bear Slam, along with the Berkeley Postdoctoral Association (BPA).

Bear Slam 2018 – Science. Understandable. Entertaining.

Have you ever wanted to present your research in an understandable, entertaining and yet scientific way? Here is your opportunity: Bear Slam 2018!

Why participate? Because you will gain a lot!

  • Visibility on and beyond campus.
  • A professional YouTube recording of your performance – a significant differentiator for any CV.
  • An interactive workshop on science communication and a one-on-one session with Martin R. Lichtenthaler – scientist, communicator and distinguished slammer.
  • Oh, and some money. At least if you are among the top three slammers:
    $1,000.00 (1st place) | $500.00 (2nd place) | $300.00 (3rd place)

The Bear Slam is committed to being a highly interdisciplinary, diverse and inclusive event and is open to all disciplines.

More information and the online application form can be found here: