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3MT 2018

Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT)

Background

3MT logoThree Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ). Research higher degree (PhD and MPhil) students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance. 3MT is not an exercise in trivialising or ‘dumbing-down’ research but challenges students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries so they can be presented concisely to a non-specialist audience.

3MT Asia-Pacific Semi-Finals

The Asia Pacific semi-finals of the 3MT will be held in Brisbane on 4th October. Winners from Universities around Australia and the Asia-Pacific compete for a place in the finals.

The semi-finals program can be viewed here.

Our CDU winner, Kat Tuite, will compete at approximately 11:00am Darwin time. You can watch her via livestream here. I recommend joining the livestream 15-30 minutes early in case the competition is running ahead of schedule.

The Finals will also be livestreamed here from approx 2:15pm Darwin time.

CDU 3MT 2019

The CDU Three Minute Thesis Final winners were:

  1. Winner - Eileen Kat Tuite - $1500 research grant and travel expenses to attend the Asia-Pacific Semi-Final in Brisbane on 4th October. 
    (To watch Kat in the semi-final, view the livestream on the day. The link will be provided here once available.)

    Letting the BIG cat out of the bag

    See video recording here
  2. Runner Up - Cara Penton - $1000 research grant
    Reliance on tree hollows by tree-rats and possums in Northern Territory, Australia

    See video recording here
  3. People’s Choice - Faisal Badar - $500 research grant
    Synthesis of digital education at home for underprivileged children in Pakistan