2021 First place ($750)

Anna Murynka, head shot

Anna Murynka
Psychology, Faculty of Arts
Video title: Mediums for self-help (YouTube)

2021 Second place ($500)

Murdoch McKinnon, head shot

Murdoch McKinnon
Geography and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment
Video title: Reclaiming well pads in our boreal peatlands (YouTube)



2021 Third place ($250)

Ben Szoller, head shot

Ben Szoller
Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts
Video title: Catholic social and ecological teaching in Canadian farming communities (YouTube)

2021 Fourth place ($250)

Madu Galappaththi, head shot

Madu Galappaththi
School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, Faculty of Environment
Video title: Gender, wellbeing and dried fish (YouTube)


2021 People's choice ($250)

Anika Chiang, headshot

Anika Chiang
Geography and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment
Video title: Nutrient leaching in agriculture (YouTube)


UWaterloo's GRADflix past champions 

Past champions of University of Waterloo's GRADflix competition
Year Name Department/School Faculty Presentation title & video Result
2020 Sadaf Faisal School of Pharmacy Science Use of smart technology for medication management 1st place 
2020 Muhammad Saad Electrical and Computer Engineering Engineering Price prediction with machine learning 2nd place
2020 Michelle Anagnostou Geography and Environmental Management Environment Crime convergence and the illegal wildlife trade 3rd place
2020 Megan Schmidt Geography and Environmental Management Environment #GenerationRestoration: Peatlands and greenhouse gases 4th place and People's Choice
2019 Fraser King Geography and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment  Environment CloudSat and Arctic snow (YouTube) 1st place 
2019 Jason Lajoie English Language and Literature Arts Making gay identities: Queer media practices queering media technologies (YouTube) 2nd place 
2019 Siyavash Izadi Kinesiology Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Virtuality of motion sickness (YouTube) 3rd place and People's Choice 
2019 Amanda Yan Yan Lim Environment, Resources and Sustainability Environment Worms and waste (YouTube) 4th place