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Thanks Queensland!

We kicked  off our 2020 FameLab Australia semi-finals in Queensland with 13 brilliant researchers. Judged by Queensland Chief Scientist, Professor Paul Bertsch, Queensland Museum CEO, Dr Jim Thompson and British Council Director Australia, Helen Salmon. We thank them for their time and expertise! 

We are proud to announce the Winner of the 2020 FameLab Queensland Semi-Final is Cody Frear, Runner Up is Lynn Nazareth and Wild Card awarded by the Judges goes to Samuel Hinton. The Audience Vote Winner is Dipika Roy. Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to all contestants.

WINNER Cody Frear 
The University of Queensland 
Out with the old, in with the Noo-Noo.

RUNNER UP Lynn Nazareth 
Griffith University 
Discovering ways to protect your brain.

WILD CARD Samuel Hinton 
The University of Queensland 
Can you hear the Big Bang?

The University of Queensland 
Dear, can we have a better beer?

Jonathan Flintoff 
Queensland Brain Institute 
Investigating schizophrenia.

Dr Joan Rohl 
Queensland University of Technology 
Exposing prostate cancer cells as dangerous cult leaders.

Saurabh Bandhavkar
The University of Queensland
Neural stem cells and the pursuit of happiness

Charlotte Rambla 
The University of Queensland 
Roots, new candidate to fight against hunger and climate change.

Leonardo Assis Morais 
The University of Queensland 
Reading quantum messages.

Amelia Tan 
The University of Queensland 
Decision-making aids for stroke rehabilitation

Marta Orlowska 
Queensland Institute of Medical Research Berghofer 
Circadian rhythm as a silent killer.

Yasmine Sfendla 
The University of Queensland  
Talking with light. 

Jayanti Mendhi  
Queensland University of Technology  
The finish line.

Voting has now closed.