You can see the winners of the 2021 competition in the Winners & Gallery page. Congratulations to the winners!
We would like to hear from you with a story about why a certain aspect of Mathematics is useful to our society, and why this should be important to you and others.
In a time when many people disregard scientific knowledge or do not understand it, it is vital to communicate effectively the value of Mathematics, a discipline once described as the
The competition is about communicating through a story:
How to enter the competition:
Create an original video (between 3 and 4 minutes long) telling a story about the use of a specific piece of Mathematics and why this is important to society and you. It can be any mathematical concept, from simple to advanced. And yes, Statistics is Mathematics!
How to submit your video:
The 2022 competition will open early in the year
You can participate on your own or team up with 1 or 2 other students (groups of max 3 students). If you don’t have anyone in mind, you can register your interest in finding someone else that might complement your skills or knowledge, by filling out the form on our website.
To participate, all registrants must be enrolled in a course at Swinburne University or at one of this year’s guest universities.
Competition submissions must not include any endorsement of product services, or any obscene, violent, racist, homophobic, transphobic or defamatory content. Submissions must not include individuals who have not given their consent to appear.