My Research Story Video Competition £250 prize
Part of Kroto Research Inspiration
"Championing the creative communication of research"
Can you make a video about your research to inspire a public audience?
The 'My Research Story' video competition is open to all faculties for anyone in a research role or registered as a postgraduate student at the University of Sheffield.
COMPETITION CLOSED, it will re-open in March 2020.
Entry requirements/ Judging criteria:
To be in with a chance of winning, please ensure your video:
~ Is based on your own personal research (we are looking for personal stories, not collaborations)
~ Clearly articulates the research area and the benefits of the research to society
~ Will be suitable for a non specialist audience
~ Is inspirational
~ Has a high standard of recording/editing
~ Lasts no more than four minutes
~ Comes in standard movie format such as .MOV .AVI .WMV .FLV .MPG .MP3
Contra-indications are: videos created by/for a whole research group, obvious significant financial input in to production and the video being previously entered elsewhere.
Email your entry to: firstname.lastname@example.org (either as a URL or in shared MP4 format)
A panel will then decide on the winner.
2018 - Maha Omran, for, 'My Story' [LINK]
2017 - Laura von Nordheim, for, 'Turning Earth Productions: Fun with Food!' [LINK]
2016 - Daniel Kelly, for 'Testosterone' [LINK]
Need help in making your video? Try these resources:
Book a place on a 'Introduction to Creating Media Workshop' - these are practical workshops on audio, video production and screencasts using the creative media resources/facilities.
Visit this webpage to see the support available from IT Services www.sheffield.ac.uk/it-services/creativemedia
Check out their YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/cicscreativemedia
Want to see some examples of films other researchers have made?
Peruse the wide range of videos that have been created at GEOSET
Can you make an engaging poster, take a stunning photo or get involved in outreach?
Visit our webpages to find out about other competitions available www.sheffield.ac.uk/rs/ecr/kri/awards