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5 Minute Research Pitch (5RP)

The 5RP is a great opportunity for researchers to showcase their research to a national audience and be in the running to win funding to support their future research.

Researchers will be required to deliver a five-minute presentation of their current or recently completed research with the aid of three PowerPoint slides. The competition is similar to the 3 Minute Thesis competition run nationally for PhD students.

The competition is open to researchers at Levels A, B, and C. The first place winner in each of the groupings in the Institutional Finals will proceed to the National Finals. The groupings are:

  • Group One – Sciences and Health
  • Group Two – Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.

Researchers from the following universities will compete at the National Finals hosted by the University of Southern Queensland Springfield campus on Monday 19 November 2018:

  • Central Queensland University
  • Charles Sturt University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • University of Tasmania
  • Victoria University

Key Dates

Monday 3 September 2018: Entries close

Tuesday 30 October 2018: Institutional Final at the CQUniversity Rockhampton Campus

Monday 19 November 2018: National Final at the USQ Springfield Campus

How to Enter

To enter, please send an email to Dr Lynette Browning advising your intention to participate. You will then need to record your 5 minute research pitch and submit it by Monday 3 September 2018.

2017 CQUniversity Heat Winners

Group One: Dr Alex Russell, School of Health, Medical & Applied Sciences

Group Two: Dr Michele Lastella, School of Health, Medical & Applied Sciences

Further Information

Dr Lynette Browning
Executive Officer, Research Division
CQUniversity
44 Greenhill Road Wayville SA 5034
E: lynette.browning@cqu.edu.au
T: 08 8378 4509

CQUniversity Information Sheet for the 5 Minute Research Pitch 2018

5RP 2018 Guidelines