COMMUNICATE YOUR RESEARCH 

STUDENT COMPETITION

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ABOUT

The Communicate Your Research Competition is designed to promote excellence and scientific professionalism for the advancement of communication between tertiary institutions and the Australian cattle feedlot industry. The competition aims to provide students an opportunity to share their research in relevant intensive animal and veterinary science disciplines with the Australian feedlot industry.

COMPETITION OUTLINE
  1. Students are asked to deliver a 5-minute oral presentation with an accompanying slide deck on their research to a judging panel that holds a broad understanding of the beef industry.

  2. Students then share their research via a poster session to the conference delegation where they may field questions from attendees. Students are required to prepare a poster as outlined in the guidelines.

PRIZES
  • 1st Prize: $2,000

  • 2nd Prize: $1,000

  • 3rd Prize: $500

KEY DATES

Applications Open​:  1 July 2021

Applications Close:  29 August 2021   

Oral Presentation to Judging Panel: At ALFA SmartBeef 2021 Conference 19 October 2021, Dalby Qld

Poster Session & Winner Announcement: At ALFA SmartBeef 2021 Conference  20 October 2021, Dalby Qld

entry CRITERIA
  • Entrants must be undergraduate or postgraduate tertiary students currently enrolled in a field related to the beef industry that may encompass nutrition, meat science, genetics, animal welfare, veterinary science, agribusiness, or agricultural leadership.

  • The research topic and presentation must be of relevance to the feedlot industry. Research conducted in production animals that could be adopted by the feedlot industry is appropriate.

  • There is no age restriction.

HOW TO enter
  1. See the competition flyer for full guidelines regarding the research and presentation.

  2. Fill out the entry form below.

  3. If you are interested in applying for a Student Scholarship to assist in attending SmartBeef, visit https://www.feedlots.com.au/studentscholarship  

Got a question or looking for more information?

Contact the Competition Committee direct at communicateyourresearch@gmail.com

Entry Form

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