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Gayun Bu Wins Grand Prize at FameLab Korea 2020

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Ms. Gayun Bu of the Department of Physics MS/PhD integrated program at POSTECH was the grand prize winner at the FameLab Korea 2020, organized by KOFAC (Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science & Creativity) and the British Council in Korea.

Ms. Bu, also the winner of ‘Introducing My Research 2018’ hosted by POSTECH, received praise from judges for explaining complicated concepts of physics and biology in an easy-to-understand manner for the public on the subject of ‘Optical Tweezers for Small Things’.

Along with the Minister of Science and ICT prize, she has also won the chance to participate in the FameLab International Final 2020 as a Korean representative in the latter half of this year.

Meanwhile, all aspects of this year’s FameLab Korea was held entirely online from preliminaries to the final rounds. The event was a big success in that more than 6,000 people tuned in to watch the final rounds live-streamed on NAVER TV.