STEM Communication Award

The Program

An annual series of prizes rewarding ORT students from all over the world for producing outstanding video presentations explaining STEM topics clearly and skilfully to a non-specialist audience. All work submitted should be original and students are encouraged to present their topics creatively All applications are judged by a panel of educators and researchers, including representatives of World ORT's Academic Advisory Council, and non-STEM professionals who will rate the videos according to the students' communication skills, the quality and accuracy of the STEM content, their ability to share their passion for STEM and serve as role models for other students. Previous winners and their videos can be found here.

The Impact

This prize will encourage students to develop a deeper understanding of their subject by explaining complex ideas to a non-scientific audience. The process of planning and developing their ideas into well-structured presentations will give students experience in scientific research, public speaking, collaborative work and challenges them to express their creativity in a STEM context.