Nutshell Games 2020
October 30, 2020
Every year, the Center for Communicating Science at Virginia Tech hosts the Nutshell Games, a graduate student presentation competition at the conclusion of the Virginia Tech Science Festival, in which graduate students get to flex their communicative muscles and present their research in 90 seconds, or a “nutshell,” to a public audience.
In response to the pandemic, this year’s competition moved to a first-ever virtual format. Instead of presenting live and in front of a studio audience, researchers submitted video recordings of their thought-provoking presentations for judging. The fifth annual Nutshell Games took place on November 7; videos are available through the center’s YouTube channel.