UGR 5-Minute Fast Track Competition - Preliminary Round #2

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1 Slide. 5 Minutes. Outstanding research! Cheer on UK undergraduate research students as they share their trailblazing research and compete for cash prizes in the first-ever 5 Minute Fast Track Competition. Who will advance to the finals?



The competition will include TWO preliminary rounds on Tuesday, October 15 and Wednesday, October 16 with the Top 5 students from each preliminary round advancing to the Final Championship competition on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

Undergraduate student competitors will present their research in five minutes, using only one static slide, in front of a panel of five judges and a live audience. The goal of this competition is to improve students’ abilities to communicate their undergraduate research effectively to a general audience while creating a compelling story about their scholarly work.



  • WIN (first place) will receive $750
  • PLACE (second place) will receive $500
  • SHOW (third place) will receive $250 


Date of Event: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
WT Young Library Auditorium