Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition 2021

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

Founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is now held in over 900 universities and in more than 85 counties worldwide.

“…3MT competition cultivates students’ academic, presentation and research skills. Presenting in a 3MT competition increases their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience”.  threeminutethesis.uq.edu.au/about

How it works

The University of Auckland 3MT competition is structured in heats (Faculty and Open) with each heat putting forward a master’s and doctoral winner to go through to the final.

Heats: June-July 2021
Final: 6 August 2021

Who can enter

The 3MT 2021 competition is open to:

  • Masters’ students in a programme with 90 points or more research project.
  • Doctoral candidates who have been confirmed in their programme.
  • Doctoral candidates and research masters whose theses are under examination by the date of their first presentation.

Get prepped

Best wishes to all participants!

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