2014 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Published: Monday 2nd June 2014

The 2014 ACU Three Minute Thesis competition heats will take place in July in North Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Masters by Research and Doctoral students will have 3 minutes to give an engaging and dynamic talk on their thesis topic and its significance in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.  


North Sydney (including HDR students from Strathfield and Canberra) – Monday, July 7 at 10am

Melbourne (including HDR students from Ballarat) – Tuesday, July 8 at 10am

Brisbane – Wednesday, July 9 at 10am


To be held on August 6

ACU 3MT Finals Prizes:
  • 1st Place: Prize to the value of $1,000
  • 2nd Place: Prize to the value of $750
  • 3rd Place: Prize to the value of $500


To register your interest in competing in the Three Minute Thesis competition heats please complete the expression of interest form here.

Trans-Tasman 3MT Competition:

The winner of the ACU competition will represent the University at the 2014 Trans-Tasman competition to be held at the University of Western Australia, Perth on Monday, November 3 (expenses paid by ACU).

Trans-Tasman Competition Prizes:

  • 1st Place: $5,000 travel grant
  • 2nd Place: $2,000 travel grant
  • 3rd Place: $1,000 travel grant