Three Minute Thesis competition

Could you explain an 80,000 word thesis in just three minutes? Give it a go in this fun and fast-paced global research communication competition.

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Tepora Pukepuke presents at Three Minute Thesis.

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Akshat Shah presents at 3MT 2017.

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