2021 sees the third International Visualise Your Thesis Competition, where the winners of local competitions – organized by national and international universities – will compete against each other in an online International Competition final.

Prizes & Winners

2021 VYT International Competition prizes and winners:

First prize: AUD $5,000

Krystall Campbell, University of Technology Sydney

The experiences of Australian First in Family university students and graduate: an intergenerational and intersectional exploration

Second prize: AUD $2,000

Hannah Petocz, La Trobe University

Wondering if I was the Problem': Exploring the Perpetuation and impact of Dating Violence on young Australian Women

Third prize: AUD $1,000

Ratanapat Suchat, Swinburine University of Technology

Brand nostalgia: the emotional responses of Thai students studying in Australia to Thai condiment packaging

Viewers Choice:

Md Eaysir Arafat, Queensland University of Technology

Effectiveness of Interventions for Mobile Phone Distracted Pedestrians

Judges Special commendation:

YC Lin, Australian National University

Understanding Piezo, a force-sensing molecular machine

Watch the Visualise Your Thesis 2021 Awards Announcement video

2021 Participating Institutions


February - August 2021

Visualise Your Thesis heats held at individual universities worldwide. Winners of local Visualise Your Thesis heats entered into the International Visualise Your Thesis Competition (online).

September - October 2021

International Visualise Your Thesis Competition (online)

October 2021

Visualise Your Thesis prize announcement at the eResearch Australasia Conference, 11 - 15 October 2021 (online).

2021 Judges

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Sponsorship enquiries

Sponsorship enquiries are welcome at any time. Businesses interested in finding out more about sponsorship opportunities associated with the competition should email visualise-thesis@unimelb.edu.au for further information and a sponsorship prospectus.