Candidates from 13 member universities take part in the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests'
The 35 applications accepted for the VII International Video and II Research Pitches Contests' make this edition the most successful since the launch of this permanent activities.
In this edition, the limit of three applications per university has been eliminated and the applications had to be submitted by the students and researchers themselves, with the support of their university.
For the VII International Video Contest, the Jury will select the winners among the 16 videos submitted for the call 2018. This breaks the record of videos established in the IV International Video Contest in which 14 videos were submitted.
In 2018 edition, the videos were submitted by students from the following universities: University of Monterrey (Mexico), University Jaume I (Spain), University Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Peru), University of Lima (Peru), University of Guadalajara (Mexico), University of Piura (Peru), University of A Coruña (Spain), University of Pécs (Hungary), University of Vigo (Spain) and Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (Belarus).
II Research Pitches Contests
As for the II Research Pitches Contests, the Jury will decide who among the 19 pitches submitted for the present call will receive one of the three prizes awarded. In the previous editions, the first one of the contest, 11 researchers participated in this permanent activity of the CGU.
In the present edition, the researchers participant in the contest belong to the following universities: Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland), University of the Basque Country (Spain), University of Monterrey (Mexico), University Jaume I (Spain), University of Pécs (Hungary), University of Santiago (Spain) and Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (Belarus).
The decision of the Jury about the prizewinners of both contests will be made public during the month of May.
The CGU would like to thank the participants and member universities for their support of its permanent activities. Without the enthusiasm of the candidates and the involvement of the universities, it would not have been possible to achieve this high participation rate.