Research and Teaching Celebrating Research

Celebrating Research @JCU

JCU proudly invites staff, students and the general public to participate in Celebrating Research @JCU. Events take place throughout the year to share our experiences and recognise our achievements.

The JCU community is committed to its role as a research intensive university. Celebrating Research was introduced in 2009 with a view to improving the profile of research, of recognising excellence and helping to build institutional capacity.

Each year the program is designed to shine the spotlight on research and research training as a way of emphasising the importance of these activities to the institution’s mission; to acknowledge and reward excellence in research and research training and to build capacity.

3 Minute Thesis Competition

JCU has a proud history of participation in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), a competition developed by The University of Queensland to cultivate students' academic, presentation, and research communication skills.

The JCU 3MT Finals will be held on Thursday, 13 September 2018, and the HDR candidate winner will go on to represent JCU in the Asia-Pacific 3MT Final.

This year, we're adding a new event for visualisations of research. Both competitions highlight the innovative research conducted by Higher Degree by Research candidates and early career researchers.

Find out more.

Excellence in Research Education and Supervision

JCU recognises, encourages and rewards staff who excel in the supervision of students at the Doctoral, Research Masters and Honours level.

Each year, awards of $1,000 are offered to winners of the Advisor of the Year Awards for each of three categories:

  • Primary Advisor of the Year
  • Early Career Researcher of the Year, and
  • Advisory Panel of the Year.

Visit the Graduate Research School website for recipient lists and further information.