3 Minute Thesis Competition

Students have three minutes to explain their thesis with the help of a single, static PowerPoint slide. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic competition originally developed for research students by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

Get to grips with the judging criteria for the 3MT® Competition.

Judging criteria
2017 awardees: Minh Do (Masters Runner-up), Akshat Shah (Masters Winner), Miriam Seifert (Doctoral Winner), Elba Ramirez (People's Choice Winner) and Joohyun Park (Doctoral Runner-up)

Watch the winning presentations from our 2017 competition - the perfect inspiration for anyone hoping for success in 2018!

2017 winners

Competition rules and conditions of entry.

Read the rules
2016 3MT winner, Kate Riegle Van West

Videos of our 3MT® winners from previous years.

Explore past winners