It’s 3MT time again! The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an annual competition for postgraduate research students. Students make a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance to an intelligent, non-specialist audience in an engaging way in three minutes, using one slide.
Supervisors are encouraged to bring this to the attention of their students. 3MT is a great way for students to practise explaining their research to people who are not familiar with their field – skills that will serve them well when applying for funding or engaging media attention. Plus, it’s always lots of fun. And there are prizes – cash and the chance to travel to Brisbane for the Australasian final. Detailed information can be found here.
The University-wide final will be held at Camperdown on Saturday 27th August 2016. The national final will be held on Friday 30th September at the University of Queensland. More information on the 3MT competition more generally can be found on the Three Minute Thesis website.