Digital Child Translation Competition

Deadline extended to Sunday, 9 July 2023. 

Have you recently delivered some wonderful research translation work? Or do you have an innovative idea for how you would translate your research? Join our internal Digital Child Research Translation Competition 2023!

Below are some guidelines for the competition:

  1. The research translation element can be completed, ongoing or yet to begin
  2. The research has to be part of the centre
  3. There are two categories you can submit to: HDR Student or Open (Individual or Team)
  4. The competition will be opened from Monday, 1 May 2023 to Sunday, 9 July 2023
  5. Submissions will be available for viewing (and voting)
  6. All submissions will be judged by an expert panel
  7. Don’t worry, you will get your say in the people’s choice vote which will open in July. More information will be provided closer to the date  
  8. Prizes (2 for each category) will be presented at DCAM 2023
  9. Shortlisted recipients will be invited to give a 3-min presentation of their research translation work at DCAM. If you are not attending in person, you can submit a video or choose to present online.

Need some inspiration?

Check out the Research Translation eZine for illustrative examples of how you can communicate your research. 


What you will need for this submission:

  1. Title for your work
  2. Target audience
  3. 200-word description of the research
  4. 200-word description of the research translation
  5. Please submit either (1) evidence of a completed product, (2) a pitch or (3) a mockup which can take the form of:
    • 5-slide powerpoint presentation (.ppt/.pptx)
    • 3-page PDF or word document (.pdf/.doc/.docx)
    • 3-minute video (.mp4/.avi/.mov) – Please keep the file under 200mb if possible
    • 5 images in a zip folder (.jpg/.jpeg/.png/.gif)

We are also open to any other creative formats – please contact Rebecca Ng ( so that she make the necessary arrangements for the product/pitch/mockup to be viewed online.

Good luck!


Please note:

The webforms on our website are intermittently experiencing technical issues. We recommend keeping a copy of your submission in an email/document. If you are unable to submit the webform, you can email your submission to


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