Faculty Research Pitch Competition
The Faculty Research Pitch competition challenges faculty to communicate their research findings to a non-specialized audience in an engaging way. Participants will compete for cash awards, and finalists will have their research featured on posters and screens around campus.
For information and application for this event, visit the Research Convention Center (RCC) website. Applicants will receive resources for help with presenting the pitch.
Faculty present their research in a three minute pitch
Judges select finalists based on the criteria below
The final round is held during the RCC final event. Three winners are selected by the audience and awarded at the closing ceremony
All full time and part-time AUC faculty from all schools
Content: clarifies the purpose of research, findings, and impact in the real world/region. Identifies what problem it solves
Delivery: clear communication to a non-specialized audience, logically organized talk that leaves the audience with a clear understanding, engaging and interesting - audible, motivated speakers, engaged audience
No PowerPoint slides or props
Up to three minutes, does not exceed the time
EGP 15,000; 10,000 and 5,000 per winner from each school
Research featured on posters around campus, library screens, and AUC news
To submit an application, click here
Application deadline: December 10, 2021