2019 UniSA Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Grand Final


Allan Scott Auditorium, Hawke Building, UniSA City West campus, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide, MAP
Presented by University of South Australia and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

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Time is precious and so is our research.

1 slide. 3 minutes. Big Ideas.

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a national competition celebrating the research undertaken by PhD candidates.

For a chance to represent UniSA at the Asia-Pacific 3MT® Final, our candidates will present their research to you using 1 slide, and in just 3 minutes.

Our 2019 finalists, and the research topics they will be presenting, are:

  • Jessica PorterHomeless in the bush
  • Emma JaunayDNA damage and the native fruit that may help
  • Vaibhav GuptaThe Success Lies in the Combinations!
  • Linh Truong: Ultra-short laser pulse for ultra-short tracking time
  • Bridgette Minuzzo: Landscape Art and attention restoration
  • Bradley Herbert: Performing Everyday Repairs Using Video-Game Technology

  • Darren Taljaard: The designer as transformer: augmented typography for students with dyslexia

  • Ellen Davies:  Developing and testing the Needs in Recovery Assessment (NiRA)

Come to our event hosted by broadcaster and journalist, Julia Lester, where you can meet our candidates, learn more about their big ideas and help select the People’s Choice winner for 2019.

The event promises to be an exciting evening of research, entertainment and networking, where one of our researchers will take a step towards competing in Queensland at the 3MT® national final. The event will be followed by a reception in the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery.

For more information, email Kelsey.Newell@unisa.edu.au or call (08) 8302 5254.


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

Presented in partnership with the The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.

Image credit: PhD candidate and 2018 UniSA Three Minute Thesis winner Brian Murphy, presenting his winning talk ‘Making white wine crystal clear.’

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