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Don’t Forget The Brain Busters rego


If you haven’t yet registered for the Don’t Forget The Brain Busters don’t worry, it’s not too late to enter.


When will the qualifying rounds close?

A Brain Buster will be published every other day for 10 days, that’s five Brain Busters, each with a different theme. Each Brain Buster will stay open until Sunday 3rd May so don’t worry if you can’t get get to it that day, there’ll be time to get your answers in.


How do we enter?

Pub quiz rules are out the window – teams are allowed to consult, google, ask a friend or do anything (within reason) to solve the clues. Simply fill in your answers at the bottom of each post and press Submit. This will take you to the correct answers and, as long as you’ve registered, will put your team forward to be considered for the live final.


What about the live final?

Our panel of quiz masters (aged 7 and up) will score each entry. The highest four scoring teams will be invited to a live virtual final, with some fancy tech (think University Challenge via Webinar).

With entries anticipated from Australasia, Europe and Africa, we’re keeping the date and time of the live final fluid, but are will schedule it for the beginning of May. Watch this space for more information.


Some q-tips

Choose your team wisely. The questions will range from neonatal to trauma so have a think about who would complement your knowledge-base. Humour is a bonus. A team of 6 is ideal.

Multiple teams from a department are welcome.

Think up a good name – there may be some bonus points for originality.

Let us know where your team is based, either geographically or virtually.

If you’d like your answers to be marked for the live final, register your team below.


About the authors

  • The house-elves are still hard at work, copying, pasting, and occasionally weaving a little magic!


High flow therapy – when and how?

Chest compressions in traumatic cardiac arrest

Searching for sepsis

The missing link? Children and transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Don’t Forget the Brain Busters – Round 2

An evidence summary of Paediatric COVID-19 literature


The fidget spinner craze

Parenteral Nutrition

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