Three Minute Thesis competition

PhD student and 2015 Three Minute Thesis UniSA Grand Final winner. Mahmoud Bassal’s winning presentation was ‘The Cancer Conundrum’

Pictured: PhD student and 2015 Three Minute Thesis UniSA Grand Final winner : Mahmoud Bassal. Mahmoud’s winning presentation was ‘The Cancer Conundrum’.

Can 80,000 words be summarised in three minutes?

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a competition which challenges the University's top PhD students to present their thesis topic in only three minutes.

2016 UniSA 3MT Competition Results

Competing for a chance to represent the University at the Asia-Pacific Grand Final in Queensland, and thousands of dollars in prize money, competitors presented their research in clear, non-technical language in just three minutes and using one visual slide.

The winners of the 2016 UniSA Grand Final were:

  • First Prize & UniSA representative at the Asia-Pacific Grand Final: Joel Fuller for his presentation, A guide to selecting running shoes based on body mass
  • People’s Choice: Lih Yin Tan for her presentation, Mission Immune Possible
  • Second Prize: Abdullah Saed for his presentation, Visible Light Communications; and
  • Third Prize: Amanda Richardson for her presentation, Success needs more than just a good ATAR…

Watch the 2016 3MT Presentations

  •  Watch Joel Fuller's 3MT presentation: A guide to selecting running shoes based on body mass:

 

  • Watch Lih Yin Tan's 3MT presentation: Mission Immune Possible:

 

  • Watch Abdullah Saed's 3MT presentation: Visible Light Communications:

 

  •  Watch Amanda Richardson's 3MT presentation: Success needs more than just a good ATAR:
 

 

  •  Watch Aaron Davis' 3MT presentation: It's time to stop consulting and start collaborating:
 

 

  •  Watch Ammar Asbi's 3MT presentation: Can Financial Doctors help Bushfire Victims rebuild quicker:
 

 

  •  Watch Samaneh Soleimani's 3MT presentation: Astro Tourism:
 

 

  • Watch Daniel Griffiths' 3MT presentation: Watching the shadows with High Dynamic Range imaging
 

 

  

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, which challenges research higher degree students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.


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