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The National STEM Communicators Challenge: Hidden Mathematics at Work

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This is a competition open to the general public, in which participants submit a short video on the theme Hidden Mathematics at Work. You can participate as an individual or as a team.

To participate:

  1. Find out about hidden mathematics.
  2. Plan and make a short video (no more than 3 minutes) explaining in a fun, engaging way what you have learned. 
  3. Upload your video to a video sharing platform (such as YouTube, Vimeo, TikTok, etc) 
  4. Complete the submission form (available online) before 11.59 pm on 21 August. 

The videos will be viewed by experts from ANU. Cash prizes and certificates will be awarded in various categories:

  • Best Science Communicator Award ($500), for the individual that submits the best entry
  • Best Science Communicators Group Award ($500) for the group that submits the best entry
  • Outstanding Science Communicator(s) Awards (10 x $100 each), for individuals or groups.

Each winner will also receive a certificate, signed by the director of the MSI.

See our website for more details about the competition, including submission details, example videos, and some classroom activities that help participants develop their science communication skills and plan their video entries.