May
1
Fri
Science Slam – Grand Slam Competition @ Johnson Center Atrium
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Grand Slam competition will be held on May 1st. Slammers from the preliminary slam events will re-compete in the Grand Slam where the winner will take home $2000!

This is a free event. Guests are welcome and invited to attend. Reserve your seat on our tickets page.

Feb
4
Thu
G-body Meeting: Science Slam Volunteers @ HUB room 1
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Mason Science Slam hosts a public speaking competition for COS students where young scientists give a 10-minute presentation about their research projects to a non-expert audience using any presentation format. The voted final winner of each academic year will receive a $1000 scholarship, funded by the COS Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Ali Andalibi.

Come to this general body meeting to find out how you can participate as a presenter OR as a volunteer.

Feb
18
Thu
G-body Meeting: Lab Stories @ EXPL 3301
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

scientists-in-lab-twisted-doodlesWe’re starting our regular general body meetings with a bang! Our first regular meeting will showcase Lab Stories from a couple of graduate students who will share their super glamorous, messy, mistake-filled, exhausting, and rewarding real-life lab adventures.

Mason Science Slam hosts a public speaking competition for COS students where young scientists give a 10-minute presentation about their research projects to a non-expert audience using any presentation format. The voted final winner of each academic year will receive a $1000 scholarship, funded by the COS Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Ali Andalibi.

Come to this general body meeting to find out how you can participate as a presenter OR as a volunteer.

Feb
25
Thu
Mason Science Slam Competition: Preliminary Round 1 @ Research Hall Rm 163
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Mason Science Slam competition is back for the 2016 semester! The 1st preliminary round will be held Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Research Hall rm 163. Seating will be limited, so reserve your ticket ASAP!

The stakes are high as the top two slammers in each of the preliminary rounds will be eligible to compete in the Grand Slam for a $1000 prize. This is a free event. Guests are welcomed and invited to attend. Collect your tickets via Eventbrite beginning Monday, January 4, 2016.

Get your Tickets

The Presenter application is open through 9:00 AM Monday, February 8, 2016.

Be a Presenter

Mar
24
Thu
Mason Science Slam Competition: Preliminary Round 2 @ Research Hall Rm 163
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Mason Science Slam competition continues in the 2016 semester with the 2nd preliminary round, to be held Thursday, March 24, 2016 in Research Hall rm 163. Seating will be limited, so reserve your ticket ASAP!

The stakes are high as the top two slammers in each of the preliminary rounds will be eligible to compete in the Grand Slam for a $1000 prize. This is a free event. Guests are welcomed and invited to attend. Collect your tickets via Eventbrite beginning Monday, February 15, 2016.

Get your Tickets

The Presenter application is open through 11:59PM Tuesday, March 16, 2016.

Be a Presenter

Apr
17
Sun
2016-17 Executive Board Application (SciSlam) Due
Apr 17 @ 11:59 pm

Submit your application to schedule an interview time!

Take me to the Application

Apr
22
Fri
Mason Science Slam Competition – Grand Slam – Spring 2016 @ Johnson Center Atrium
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Grand Slam event for the Mason Science Slam Scholarship competition will be held on April 22nd. The top two Slammers from each of the two preliminary slam events will re-compete with updated presentations in the Grand Slam where the winner will take home $1000!

This is a free event. Guests are welcome and invited to attend. Reserve your seat on our tickets page.

Nov
18
Fri
Science Slam Prelim #1 @ Research Hall, rm 163
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join College of Science (COS) students, alumni, faculty and friends as we hear from talented student researchers as they battle for a cash prize!

Prelim slammers also compete for $250 first place and $100 second place awards. The stakes are high as the top slammer in each prelim will move on to compete in the Grand Slam for a $1000 prize. Learn about the research students are engaged in and kick off your weekend with a great night of science entertainment. Heavy appetizers and a few laughs are guaranteed.

As a special feature, the COS Alumni Chapter hosts a meet and greet before the main event from 6:30-7pm, where Mason alumni and students can interact and chow down before main the event gets started.

Free tickets for the 1st Prelim of the 2016-17 competition are now available!
Be sure to reserve your ticket ASAP – this will be an exciting night.

Special Guests: Remember to enter the promo code you received via email!


At Mason, a science slam challenges young scientists to prepare a presentation of fewer than 10 minutes, about their scientific research, for a non-expert audience using any entertaining format they wish. The goal is to solicit the most laughter and applause from the audience though scientific integrity and accuracy are expected and appreciated.

Feb
3
Fri
Science Slam Prelim #2 @ Research Hall, rm 163
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join College of Science (COS) students, alumni, faculty and friends as we hear from talented student researchers as they battle for a cash prize!

Prelim slammers also compete for $250 first place and $100 second place awards. The stakes are high as the top slammer in each prelim will move on to compete in the Grand Slam for a $1000 prize. Learn about the research students are engaged in and kick off your weekend with a great night of science entertainment. Heavy appetizers and a few laughs are guaranteed.

As a special feature, the COS Alumni Chapter hosts a meet and greet before the main event from 6:30-7pm, where Mason alumni and students can interact and chow down before main the event gets started.

Tickets for the 2nd Prelim of the 2016-17 competition will be available following the previous event.


At Mason, a science slam challenges young scientists to prepare a presentation of fewer than 10 minutes, about their scientific research, for a non-expert audience using any entertaining format they wish. The goal is to solicit the most laughter and applause from the audience though scientific integrity and accuracy are expected and appreciated.

Mar
24
Fri
Science Slam Prelim #3 @ Research Hall, rm 163
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join College of Science (COS) students, alumni, faculty and friends to hear from talented student researchers as they battle for a cash prize!

Prelim slammers also compete for $250 first place and $100 second place awards. The stakes are high as the top slammer in each prelim will move on to compete in the Grand Slam for a $1000 prize. Learn about the research students are engaged in and kick off your weekend with a great night of science entertainment. Heavy appetizers and a few laughs are guaranteed.

As a special feature, the COS Alumni Chapter hosts a meet and greet before the main event from 6:30-7pm, where Mason alumni and students can interact and chow down before main the event gets started.

Tickets for the 3rd Prelim of the 2016-17 competition will be available following the previous event.


At Mason, a science slam challenges young scientists to prepare a presentation of fewer than 10 minutes, about their scientific research, for a non-expert audience using any entertaining format they wish. The goal is to solicit the most laughter and applause from the audience though scientific integrity and accuracy are expected and appreciated.

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