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Annual Research Pitch

Join us for UNG’s First Annual Research Pitch this Fall 2020!

Modeled after the University of Queensland’s 3MT program©, the UNG Research Pitch competition gives students the opportunity to present a three-minute "pitch" of their academic research.

At UNG, the Research Pitch competition is open to both graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines and all campuses. Students interested in participating in the Research Pitch competition should submit an abstract of no more than 250 words to curca@ung.edu. Deadline to be announced soon.

Want to Learn More?

We will host a Research Pitch Info Session in the fall to prepare you for presenting. The date of that session will be announced soon. 

baseball picture silhoutte with text - UNG's first annual research pitch modeled after 3MT (trademark)

Where Will the Competition Take Place?

The competition will be held on the Dahlonega campus this Fall 2020. Date, time and location will be announced soon.

We invite the university community to come take part!

Are you up to the challenge?

Present an overview of my research in three minutes with only one static slide – no problem!

 Guidelines

  • Students presenting in the Research Pitch competition will have three minutes to give a clear overview of their research.
  • Students may utilize one static PowerPoint slide (no sound, animations, etc).
  • The judges will evaluate presentations based on content, delivery, and audience engagement. Stronger presentations will help the audience understand the topic of your research.

Tips

  • Craft your pitch to an interdisciplinary audience – remember, most of the judges will be from fields outside of yours.
  • Focus on conveying not only what your research is, but how you conducted it and why it is significant.
  • Make sure to practice in advance and keep to the time.
  • Find inspiration by watching some of the PhD 3MT© presentations.

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