U21 3MT People's Choice 2013 - VOTING CLOSED

U21 3MT People's Choice 2013 - VOTING CLOSED

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The winner of the 2013 U21 3MT People's Choice will be announced on 29 October 2013, please visit Universitas 21 for news at that time: http://www.universitas21.com/link/3mt.

3MT provides research students with the opportunity to develop their academic, presentation,…


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The winner of the 2013 U21 3MT People's Choice will be announced on 29 October 2013, please visit Universitas 21 for news at that time: http://www.universitas21.com/link/3mt.

3MT provides research students with the opportunity to develop their academic, presentation, and research communication skills by explaining their research to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.

Please view ALL entries before you vote. Consider the following points when judging and click 'like' for your favourite. Please note you may have to follow links to the direct page of the video in order to 'like' the video.

JUDGING CRITERIA:
1. Comprehension
• Did the presentation provide an understanding of the background to the research question being addressed and its significance?
• Did the presentation clearly describe the key results of the research including conclusions and outcomes?
• Did the presentation follow a clear and logical sequence?

2. Engagement
• Did the oration make the audience want to know more?
• Was the presenter careful not to trivialise or generalise their research?
• Did the presenter convey enthusiasm for their research?
• Did the presenter capture and maintain their audience's attention?

3. Communication style
• Was the thesis topic, key results and research significance and outcomes communicated in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience?
• Did the speaker avoid scientific jargon, explain terminology and provide adequate background information to illustrate points?
• Did the speaker have sufficient presence, vocal range; maintain a steady pace, and have a confident stance?
• Did the presenter spend adequate time on each element of their presentation - or did they elaborate for too long on one aspect or was the presentation rushed?
• Did the PowerPoint slide enhance the presentation - was it clear, legible, and concise?

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