2022 Contest

The 2022 GRADflix contest is on! You can register to attend the GRADflix showcase here. It will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, on Zoom. (Date changed from May 27.)

GRADflix, which originated at the University of Waterloo, is a research video competition for graduate students. Each contestant may submit one video about their research, and all videos must be no longer than one minute in length. Videos must contain both movement and sound. Prizes will be awarded for first ($1000), second ($500), and third place ($250) winners, according to the determination of our judges, along with an extra cash prize ($250) for the people’s choice award.

All video submissions are due by Wednesday, May 18.

Click here for rules and eligibility requirements.

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!

First Place: Narmin Tartila Banu (Management), Ugly Food to Fight Climate Change

Second Place: Rebecca Pinto (Mechanical Engineering), Heating Homes in Cold Climates with Solar Energy

Third Place and People’s Choice Award: Kevan MacKay (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Innovating at the Speed of Light