Mission and Vision
- To promote undergraduate research by providing students an opportunity to creatively showcase their research achievements to engage the public
- Inspire high school students interested in STEM to explore research opportunities and Engineering and Science programmes at UofT
Why Make a Video?
- Videos are a way of reaching a much wider audience than posters or oral presentations
- You need to express creativity to capture the essence and importance of your research within a short 90 second video.
- You can inspire high school students who might be interested in joining UofT, and wider public to get them aware and interested in your research.
- Any undergraduate student doing summer research in Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (FASE).
- Any UofT undergraduate student doing summer research in an engineering-related field in another university
Video Submission Rules
- Individuals or teams of up to five (5) may submit a video
- Video submissions must be submitted to (https://mymedia.library.utoronto.ca).
- Submission must be between sixty-ninety (60-90) seconds in length.
- After uploading, save direct URL link of video and include that in the Competition Entry Form.
|1.August 14, 2017 (12:00 PM Eastern Time)||Closing date for electronic submission of video entry and completed contest entry form|
|2.August 15th, 2017 (6:00 PM Eastern Time)||Final winners will be announced, and will claim his/her prize at the closing ceremony of the conference|
|3.Fall 2017||Final winners announced and videos posted on social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube)|
- Submissions will not be returned to the individual/teams.
- All content within the video should be either:
- a) Original work
- b) Shared under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
- Ensure that proper attribution is given and that the video does not contain private or confidential information.
Example of Videos
Judging Criteria & Panel
- 30% Clarity
- 30% Creativity
- 30% Persuasiveness (communicating the impact)
- 10% Production
- Judging Panel will comprise of a representative from each engineering department
|Excellent (x3)||Good (x2)||Unsatisfactory (x1)|
·The wider context, gap and central purpose of the research are clear and strongly connected.
·Key method(s) stated clearly and fundamental principle(s) explained in a clear and simple manner.
·Viewer is left with strong high-level understanding of the research
·Importance of the research established through detailed and concise linking arguments.
·Viewer will remember the video and be interested in learning more about the research.
·Uses storytelling methods and video techniques to explain research in an interesting and original way
·Smooth Transitions and edits. Sound is expertly balanced and easy to hear. Sound and visual elements compatible with purpose