Nozipho Gumbi’s FameLab countdown has begun! She has travelled to the United Kingdom for the FameLab International Finals at the Cheltenham Science Festival where she goes up against 30 country winners for the international title.
Hailing from Eshowe (KwaZulu-Natal), and a PhD candidate at the University of South Africa in the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit, Gumbi won the South African leg of the international FameLab competition in Cape Town in May.
She jetted off on Monday 6 June 2016. She takes part in the international semi-final on Wednesday 8 June and hopes to compete in the final on Thursday 9 June 2016.
Catch the International Famelab finals by tuning in to the live streaming at 21:30 (local time) and 20:30 (UK time) on Thursday 9 June 2016 via: https://www.youtube.com /watch?v=oXJp2jsV_fw
South Africa at large is very proud and wishes Nozipho all the best as she flies the South African flag high! Find out more about Famelab at www.britishcouncil.org.za/famelab