Present your research through the creation of an original 60-second video that communicates its relevance to a non-specialist audience.
What you get out of it
Stand out from others and promote your research: a video is an accessible promotional tool for you and your research that’s easy to share.
Develop your communication skills to successfully reach non-specialist audiences.
Explain a complex idea using the "elevator pitch" method.
Expand your network: add the video to your LinkedIn profile or your resume to engage with others in your field of work.
Network with other students, judges, and faculty members during the live showcase event.
Apply the skills you learn through this competition to your teaching.
How the competition works
Level 1: Finalists are announced (October)
Finalists selected by a panel of judges will participate in level 2 Live showcase.
Level 2: Live showcase (October)
Winners are selected by a panel of judges and the public votes for the People’s Choice Award. Monetary prizes will be awarded and winners have the opportunity to become a research ambassador for the University of Ottawa.