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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Interested in taking on the 3MT challenge? Read this to find out about competition structure, rules and conditions of entry

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3MT 2021 Masters winner Rachel Lawson

Fourteen postgraduate students captivated a sold-out audience at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final on 5 August, with PhD in Marine Science student Trevyn Toone taking out the top doctoral prize.

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Georgia Watson smiles before her 3MT presentation.

See what past participants have to say about their 3MT experience.

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Explore top tips for a winning presentation from previous 3MT participants and judges.

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Resources to help you prepare your 3MT pitch like a pro.

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