How to pitch your research to the world

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How to pitch your research to the world

Ever wondered how to consolidate your research interests into a short pitch of one to three minutes?

How do you establish engagement and make connections with your audience?

Interested in knowing how to put together a short research video story?

All USC staff and students are invited to a 2 hour workshop targeted to Early Career Researchers and, Honours and Higher Degree Research students.

Our facilitators are academic experts in the field of journalism, who will share their knowledge, experience and skills.

This workshop will give you tips and tricks to:

  • Plan your research pitch
  • Define the purpose of your pitch
  • Speak simply
  • Tell a story
  • Engage your audience
  • Enable you to communicate complex topics that are relatable to your audience

There will also be training offered around putting a 1-2 minute video together, including:

  • Looking at the camera
  • Working on your voice
  • Using imagery to support your pitch
  • Speaking clearly

There will be opportunities for a brave few attending to have their pitch recorded in the session and played back on screen.

Our facilitators

Dr Peter English, Lecturer, Journalism

Peter’s chief research area is sports journalism, with an emphasis on its journalists, content, and social media. He is also interested in change in broader areas of journalism, media, and new media. Peter prior to completing his PhD at USC had extensive media industry experience.

Rosanna Natoli, Associate Lecturer, Journalism

Rosanna joined USC in 1999, and in 2015 received the VC’s Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, USC. Rosanna has extensive television industry experience and academic practices to teach and mentor students of Journalism and Media Communication.

Register now

Register online via Eventbrite.

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