History was made on Thursday as Dr. Abhimanyu Veerakumarasivam FameLab Malaysia 2016 National winner was crowned as the champion of FameLab International Final 2016.
With his presentation on cancer genetics, Dr. Abhi wowed the audience and the esteemed panel of judges with his factual, engaging and humorous presentation based on the topic.
FameLab is one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world to encourage scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians to share their expertise and knowledge in a language easily understood by the public in three minutes.
The competition is held every year during the Cheltenham Science Festival and this year FameLab International gathered 27 national finalist coming from all 4 corners of the world competing for the prestigious title of FameLab International Champion. All 27 national winners were divided into 3 semi-final heats before 12 finalist were selected to go to the final.
The runner up goes to Aida Rafat from Qatar and also to Alba Aguion of Spain while the Audience Choice award went to Constantinos Timinis from Cyprus.
Watch Dr. Abhi performance [Click here]