Pitch Your Research

About the competition

“Pitch Your Research” is an opportunity for biotechnology postgraduate students to display their research at the Protein Australia 2019 conference with a clear, concise and effective oral presentation.  

Prize

The winning research presentation will be awarded $500 in cash.

Rules

  • Not more than four PowerPoint slides (including title slide) 
  • No animation, sound or video files permitted
  • Presentations are limited to 8 minutes
  • Presentation must be delivered in English
  • Presentation will be followed by 2 minutes Q&A
  • The decision of the adjudicating panel is final

Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled postgraduate students are eligible to participate
  • Selected participants must register for the conference after notice of acceptance

Judging criteria

Presentations will be judged in four categories:

  • Content: Did the presentation clearly describe the research impact, results of the research and conclusions?
  • Organisation: Did the presentation follow a clear and logical sequence? Was the presentation within time limit? 
  • Engagement: Did the presenter engage with the audience leading to spontaneous questions from the audience?
  • Discussion: How confidently did the speaker answer the audience questions? Did the presenter demonstrate subject knowledge in the answers?

Abstract submission

  • Abstract should be limited to 150 words and submitted as an acrobat reader (pdf) version electronically
    Submit Abstract

Important Dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 30th April, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: 15th May, 2019
  • Conference registrations close: 5th July 2019

 

Abstract submission

Abstract should be limited to 150 words and submitted as an acrobat reader (pdf) version electronically


Submit Abstract

 

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