VIT&L Week – Scholarship Showcase – FAQs

Yes, posters representing evidence-based enhancement and/or peer-reviewed research arising from any teaching and learning enhancement work across the sector are welcome.

Yes. But you can only submit one poster per evidence-based enhancement and/or peer-reviewed research.

A Gasta talk (where ‘Gasta’ is the Irish for ‘fast’) is a 5-minute lightning talk, modelled after similar storytelling formats like Ignite and Pecha Kucha, designed for disseminating information about a topic concisely and with impact. The Gasta talk concept originated in Ireland in 2014 and has since spread to several other countries. Even using a shortened format like this, it’s important to remember the need for presentations to be effective and engaging. Additional Gasta details and examples can be found at

No. In order to propose a Gasta lightning talk, you must also submit a poster on the same topic.

No. The National Forum will match Gasta lightning talk proposers for the feedback conversation.