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JCU Research Festival

29 October 2018, 12:00pm - 30 October 2018, 12:00pm

The JCU Research Festival provides a forum for researchers and students to display their work to each other and the public, form collaborations and develop their research skills. Join us over two days for all things research including talks, workshops, networking, posters, and prizes!

DAY 1 JCU Research Festival

Monday 29th October 2018

Building 142 Ground Floor Foyer and TEAL Rooms

12:00 PM Trade Display & Undergraduate Poster Competitions 

Lunch Provided @ Trade Display

01:00 PM Workshop 1 - Social Media - Developing your research persona & creating impact off publications.

02:30 PM Workshop 2 - Strategic Research Investment Fund (SRIF).

Afternoon Tea Provided @ Information Session

03:30 PM JCU Researchers & STEM Professionals Information Session till 05:00 PM (PUBLIC EVENT)

05:00 PM Science Under the Stars - Food Security Panel Discussion (PUBLIC EVENT)

Refreshments Provided @ Research Mixer

06:00 PM Research Mixer (PUBLIC EVENT)

DAY 2 JCU Research Festival

Tuesday 30th October 2018

Building 142 Ground Floor Foyer and TEAL Rooms

09:00AM Trade Display & Competitions

09:00 AM Workshop 3 - Ethics & Research 

09:45 AM Workshop 4 - Library Services & Research 

Morning Tea Provided @ Trade Display

11:00 AM Workshop 5 - Research Services - IP, Industry, and Patents 

12:00 PM Workshop 6 - Alternative industry engagement and funding 

01:00 PM Key Note Speaker

01:30 PM Award Ceremony for JCU Research Festival Competitions

Lunch Provided @ Trade Display

02:00 PM See you next year!


Registration for Trade Display Stand please contact -

Registration for Workshops please contact - 


Registration for Poster Presentation Competition and Slide Competition - please complete the form below and email to

Registration closes 16th October 5:00pm - multiple entries are welcome!

  1. Poster competition: Undergraduate Poster Competition
    1. Open to all undergraduate students  
    2. Posters will be displayed on Tuesday 30th October
    3. Multiple cash prizes
  2. Poster competition: HDR and Researchers Poster Competition
    1. Open to all postgraduate students and staff
    2. Posters will be displayed on Monday 29th October
    3. Multiple cash prizes
  3. Microscopy image competition
    1. Open to all students and staff
    2. Images will be displayed Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th October
    3. Multiple cash prizes
    4. The image should be sent as a jpeg file, and include (embedded text)
    5. Multiple entries allowed
  4. Early Submission Prize
    1. Go into the running for $100 prize for submitting early
    2. Submit your poster or slide by 1st October to go into the running.

JCU Research Festival Registration Forms


Event Co-ordinator

Lynn Woodward |

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