- First prize
plus entry into the 2020 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition
- Runner-up prize
- People’s Choice prize
Comprehension and content
- Did the presentation provide an understanding of the background and significance to the research question being addressed, while explaining terminology and avoiding jargon?
- Did the presentation clearly describe the impact and/or results of the research, including conclusions and outcomes?
- Did the presentation follow a clear and logical sequence?
- Was the thesis topic, research significance, results/impact and outcomes communicated in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience?
- 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?
Engagement and communication
- 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?
- Did the speaker have sufficient stage presence, eye contact and vocal range, maintain a steady pace and have a confident stance?
- Did the PowerPoint slide enhance the presentation—was it clear, legible and concise?
Judging panel and Master of ceremonies
- Professor Kate McGrath
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
- Professor Margaret Maile Petty
Executive Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Samara Garrett-Rickman
UTS 3MT 2019 People's Choice Award
- Dr David Carter
Highly commended for UTS 2019 Early Career Research Excellence Award
Master of ceremonies
- Professor Lori Lockyer
Dean, Graduate Research School