About Three Minute Thesis
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) celebrates the exciting research conducted by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Professional Doctorate (Research) candidates. It is an international academic competition developed by the University of Queensland to cultivate students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills.
Why should l take part?
(What are the benefits of participating in 3MT?)
3MT is a great way to showcase your research project to a whole new audience and engage with fellow researchers in the university and the wider community. It supports you in developing your capacity to effectively explain your research in a language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.
There are cash prizes for the winners of the UTS 3MT Finals and the opportunity to represent UTS at the 2020 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition.
- 3MT virtual competitor guide: step by step guide helping you in writing your presentation, creating your slide, recording and submitting your 3MT presentation (opens external site)
- Virtual competition: full resources for 3MT virtual competition (opens external site)
- Video submission examples: entries by Sabine Dziemian (University of Zurich) and Alexis Ceecee Zhang (University of Melbourne) submitted to U21 3MT® 2019 Competition