The Three Minute Thesis competition or ' 3MT , is an annual competition held in more than universities worldwide. It is open to PhD students, and challenges participants to present their research in just seconds, in an engaging form that can be understood by an intelligent audience with no background in the research area. This exercise develops presentation, research and academic communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to explain their work effectively. The competition originated at the University of Queensland UQ in This category features students from the University of Queensland.
The competition culminates students' academic, presentation and research communication skills, as each must effectively explain their research in three minutes with only one PowerPoint slide. This year's competition will be held in an online format based on the competition rules and guidelines set forth by the University of Queensland, 3MT's founding institution. Students must be nominated by their graduate program director to participate. All nominated students must be in the final stages of their degree, with a graduation date set for May, August, or December of More information will be given to nominees during an informational meeting that will be held on September Register to attend to obtain the ceremony Zoom link. Presentations commence when the presenter begins through movement or speech.
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March 26, , by Lisa Chin. An 80, word PhD thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit… 3 minutes. The 3MT contestant must condense their research into a brief, engaging presentation for a non-specialist audience, using a single static presentation slide. Following a successful launch in , the U21 3MT competition will pit the leading presenters from each U21 member university against one another.