2014 winners

Trans-Tasman 3 Minute Thesis 2014 - Australian Broadcasting Company

The Australian Broadcasting Company recently did a story on the Trans-Tasman 3MT® which aired on ABC Lateline Friday 21 November. This story gives insight into PhD research across Trans-Tasman universities, interviews with some of the participants and presents clips from various presentations.
Watch the ABC story

2014 winner and finalists

Congratulations to our winner of the 3 Minute Thesis 2014, Lawrence Xu!

Lawrence recently competed in the U21 3MT® Virtual Competition. On 3 November he competed in the 2014 Trans-Tasman 3MT®. Watch the U21 3MT® video clips 

For more information on the 2014 Trans-Tasman 3MT® competition and to view the video clips visit the Trans-Tasman 3MT® website.

All the finalists L to R: Lawrence Xu, Sarah Hart, Edward Willis, Christine Liang, Susann Beier, Kai Yie Tay, Lauren Donnan and Cory Toth


Lawrence Xu 
Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Ancient History
Title: Heroes of Might and Magic - The Epic-ness of Demotic Stories
Watch Lawrence's presentation on YouTube

2nd place

Lauren Donnan (nee Hitchin) 
Faculty of Education, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy (CURRPD)
Title: Researching an invisible population: Being a young carer in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Watch Lauren's presentation on YouTube

3rd Place

Cory Toth 
Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences
Title: Sexy males in bat-chelor pads: Lek breeding in Lesser Short-tailed Bats
Watch Cory's presentation on YouTube


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

Christine Liang
Faculty of Science, School of Environment
Title: Reef Islands: Nature's Vanishing Act?
Watch Christine's presentation on YouTube

Edward Willis
Faculty of Law
Title: Unwritten Constitutionalism
Watch Edward's presentation on YouTube

Kai Yie Tay
Liggins Institute
Title: Cardiovascular Effects of Preterm Birth and Neonatal Anaemia
Watch Kai Yie Tay's presentation on YouTube

Sarah Hart
Faculty of Education, School of Learning Development and Professional Practice
Title: Transition with Dignity
Watch Sarah's presentation on YouTube