The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition celebrating the exciting research conducted by doctoral candidates.
Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), the competition cultivates your academic, presentation, and research communication skills. Presenting in a 3MT competition increases your capacity to effectively explain your research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Competitors are allowed one PowerPoint slide, but no other resources or props.
Each competitor will be assessed on the judging criteria listed below. Each criterion is equally weighted and has an emphasis on audience.
2019 ACU Final: vote for People's Choice Award 2019
The winner of each heat will win a prize to the value of $250
Winner: TBA plus entry in the 2019 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition
People's Choice: TBA
Registrations for the ACU 2019 3MT heats are now open. Register via completing the online form here.
Please direct any questions to Catherine Jones at HDR.Projects@acu.edu.au
Brisbane Campus, Wednesday 17th July: 10.30am. 212.2.02
Melbourne Campus, Tuesday 23rd July: 10.15am. 400.G.05
North Sydney Campus, Tuesday 6th August: 10:15am, 532.14.17-19
Note: Applications will close one week prior to the above dates.
Wednesday 21st August, 12.30pm, Peter Cosgrove Centre, Level 18 Tenison Woods House, North Sydney
Venue: University of Queensland
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