2023 3MT CompetitionAn 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit...3 minutes
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland.
The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.
Master’s and Doctoral students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis or dissertation topic and its significance. 3MT™ is not an exercise in trivializing or ‘dumbing-down’ research but forces students to consolidate their ideas and crystallize their research discoveries.
3MT Competition Registration and Dates
*Awards are subject to taxes.
Graduate students seeking to attend virtual or in-person professional conferences for the purpose of presenting papers and/or research during the academic year 2022/2023 are eligible for consideration for one award.
Students who wish to apply must submit:
Graduate students who apply for this award must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours or (be enrolled in thesis/dissertation hours) during the semester when the funds will be used. Graduate students who apply for a GCRT award must be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.0) during the semester in which they are awarded and during the semester when the funds are used. Note that no more than two student authors on the project or presentation can be eligible to
Academic or Research Programs
Students may only receive one GCRT award per academic year.
The following types of presentations will be considered for funding:
Project presentation is meant for those disciplines that are not necessarily conducting or presenting research, but rather showcasing scholarly work.
Please review the additional student travel resources below. Students will be required to meet University requirements prior to travel. Forms should be submitted to email@example.com
NOTE: GRAs/GTAs are employees of the University and approval of their travel is administered as such (although their travel is not processed through Concur). Authorization and payment for non-employee student travel is limited.
Expenses should be submitted within 10 days of your trip completion, but no later than 45 days. Expenses submitted 60 days or more from the trip completion will be considered taxable income. Forms should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.