14 January 2020

The next edition of Radboud Talks will take place in the spring. During this academic pitch competition, young researchers will be given the opportunity to share their stories with a large audience. In a three-minute presentation, you will talk about your research in a fun and accessible manner.

Participation provides you with a unique opportunity to share your research and to hone your presentation skills. All participants will receive free advice and training by professionals. Radboud Talks is open to all Radboud University and Radboud university medical center researchers under the age of 40.

How will it benefit me?
  • You will improve your storytelling skills with a training programme on how to structure a story and bring it to life;
  • You will improve your presentation skills with a training programme on how to make an audience more enthusiastic;
  • You will receive tips from the Science Information team for translating your research for a wider audience;
  • You will be able to share your research with a wider audience during the finals in LUX;
  • You will be easier to find for the media and the outside world in the future, due to your presentation experience;
  • You will get to know young, enthusiastic researchers from every research field;
  • The winner will receive a cheque for €1000 for media relations.
Requirements for participation
  • You are 40 years or younger;
  • You are associated with Radboud University or Radboud university medical center;
  • You are allowed to present your pitch in Dutch or English;
  • You are available on several days in February and March for training, preliminary rounds, and presentations;
  • The total number of participants is 36. If there is a surplus of registrations, the organisation will make a selection from those interested.
Planning
  • 3 February: last day of registration
  • 7 February: applicants will be notified about whether they have been selected
  • Week 8 (between 17 and 21 February): storytelling training by the Radboud University Media Relations Office
  • Week 10 (between 2 and 6 March): presentation training
  • End of March: preliminary rounds on campus
  • 7 April: final in LUX
Interested? We look forward to seeing you during the preliminary rounds of Radboud Talks! Radboud University employees can register via this form, Radboud university medical center employees can click here. Please contact Anne Koemans of the Radboud Talks team with any questions at anne.koemans@ru.nl

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