Tell it Straight Competition
Communication Competition for DCU Postgraduate Research Students
Tell it Straight is DCU's annual communication competition specifically designed to encourage postgraduate research students to communicate their research and its potential impact to a non-specialist audience in a concise, dynamic and innovative way, utilising current technology. The competition is open to registered DCU research students in all years of study, however, previous years' finalists are excluded from entering.
Tell it Straight 2017
Students will compete in one of the three categories listed below:
- Category 1: Oral presentation (year 1 research students only)
- Category 2: Oral presentation (year 2 onwards)
- Category 3: YouTube video (all years)
The winner from each category will receive €400, with a runnerup prize in each category of €150.
The poster for the event is available here.
Tell it Straight 2016
Tell it Straight 2016 took place on the St Patrick's Campus on the 28th of April. The event saw fifteen finalists compete to a very high standard in three categories. All videos and recordings can be viewed on our YouTube channel here.
Oral Category 1 (year 1 research students)
Winner: Caitriona Osborne (SALIS)
Runner-up: Aidan Fitzsimons (Mathematical Sciences)
Oral Category 2 (year 2 research students and beyond)
Winner: Richard O'Connor (Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering)
Runner-up: Dawn Wheatley (Communications)
Winner: Daniel Mc Partlin (Biotechnology)
Joint Runner-up: Shauna Flynn (Electronic Engineering)
Joint Runner Up:
Tell it Straight Participants 2016