3 Minute Thesis 2014

3 Minute Thesis

The 3 Minute Thesis Competition gives research higher degree students three minutes to explain their thesis with one PowerPoint slide as a visual aid. This is the ultimate 'elevator pitch'.

The 3 Minute Thesis Competition is run in universities worldwide and their is more information on Three Minute Thesis website.

Winner - Lawrence Xu

Congratulations to our winner of the 3 Minute Thesis 2014, Lawrence Xu - Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities,
Ancient History.

Lawrence will now compete in the Trans-Tasman Final, hosted by the University of Western Australia in Perth on 3 November 2014. He will also compete in the U21 3MT Virtual Competition in October 2014.

3 Minute Thesis: Heroes of Might and Magic - The Epic-ness of Demotic Stories

Second: Lauren Donnan

Second place went to Lauren Donnan (nee Hitchin) - Faculty of Education, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy (CURRPD)

Researching an invisible population: Being a young carer in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Third: Cory Toth

Third place went to Cory Toth - Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences

Sexy males in bat-chelor pads: Lek breeding in Lesser Short-tailed Bats


Susann Beier - Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, School of Medical Sciences
Artery Disease Treatment by Going with the Flow

Christine Liang - Faculty of Science, School of Environment
Reef Islands: Nature's Vanishing Act?

Edward Willis - Faculty of Law
Unwritten Constitutionalism

Kai Yie Tay - Liggins Institute
Cardiovascular Effects of Preterm Birth and Neonatal Anaemia

Sarah Hart - Faculty of Education, School of Learning Development and Professional Practice
Transition with Dignity