3 Minute Thesis Information Session

  • September 26, 2017 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Friedman Conference Room, Liberman Center, Danforth University Center, DUC 300

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

The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages you to communicate the importance of your research to the broader community.

The actual competition will take place during the Fall 2017semester on October 10, 2017 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.
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The first Washington University 3MT was held on December 6, 2016.  Nine contestants competed in the final event with the three prize winners from different programs which included Social Work, Business and Engineering.  Don’t miss this opportunity to practice your presentation skills, meet other PhD candidates, and have a chance to win up to $1000.00 for academic travel!

To learn more about the competition history, rules and gain valuable preparation tips, visit the 3MT website

 First prize for the October 10, 2017  competition is $1000.00 study related travel advance, second prize is $250.00 and the People’s Choice is $100.00 .  If additional heats are required the winners of each heat will receive Amazon gift cards.  Applications will open soon and the deadline is September 26, 2017.