3 Minute Thesis

In 2016, PhD candidate from the Division of Health Sciences, Joel Fuller won the UniSA Finals for his 3MT entry.


Could you present your thesis in three minutes?

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Founded by the University of Queensland

Challenge yourself to develop your research communication skills and enter for a chance to win prizes.


The Competition

The Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment (ITEE) are once again competing in the Asia-Pacific 3MT®  Finals.  The competition is designed to develop your academic, presentation and research communication skills. 

As a participant you will have just three minutes to present your thesis topic and its significance in a concise and engaging presentation in language that is appropriate to intelligent but non-specialist audiences. 

The winner of the Division of ITEE 3MT finals will participate in the UniSA 3MT Final. UniSA's overall winner will represent us at the Asia-Pacific 3MT®  Finals.

Eligibility, competition rules and judging criteria.

To see if you are eligible to compete, please review the information here.

To see the rules of the competition and the judging criteria, please review that information here.

3MT® schedule for the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment for 2018

Date

Activity or Workshop name

City East

31 May 2018

3MT Workshop 3: Practice session 

Registration is required for all sessions here. This session will be facilitated by the RESA team. 

City West

Various 3MT workshops

Registration is required for all sessions here. This session will be facilitated by the RESA team. 

25 May 2018

3MT Workshop 2: Receive feedback on draft 3MT presentations

5 June 2018

3MT NEW open to all: How to give a great performance

8 June 2018

3MT Workshop3: First practice session

8 June 2018

3MT Workshop 2: Receive feedback on written script

14 June 2018

3MT Workshop 3: Practice session

Mawson Lakes

29 May 2018

3MT Workshop 3: Practice session

 Please register for all sessions here.  This session will be facilitated by the RESA team. 

Magill

6 June 2018

3MT Workshop 3: Practice session

 Please register for all sessions here.  This session will be facilitated by the RESA team. 

Mawson Lakes

6 July 2018 

 

Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment, Research Day and 3MT® Final

The Division’s top 3 competitors will compete for a spot at the University finals – come along and support our HDR students.

City West

23 August 2018

UniSA 3MT® Finals

The top HDR students from each Division at UniSA will compete for a place at the Asia-Pacific Finals to be held at the University of Queensland.

Queensland

27 September 2018

Asia-Pacific Finals @ University of Queensland

GHD Auditorium
Advanced Engineering Building (49-200)
St Lucia Campus Brisbane QLD 4072

For further information about the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment 3MT® competition, please contact: ITEE Research Services,  research.itee@unisa.edu.au or phone 8302 5729

 

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Founded by the University of Queensland

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. 

Areas of study and research

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