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 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
The Tell It Straight 2017 competition took place in the Helix on the DCU Glasnevin Campus on the 28th of April 2017. The event saw fourteen 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: Simona Herbaj (Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering)
Runner-up: Ellen Howley (English)
Oral Category 2 (year 2 research students and beyond)
Winner: David Gaul (Health & Human Performance)
Runner-up: Claire O'Connell (Physical Sciences)
Winner: Amanda Dillon (Theology, Philosophy, and Music)
Runner-up: Gearóidín McEvoy (Law & Government)
Tell It Straight Participants 2017