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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.

Competing for a chance to represent UniSA at the Asia-Pacific 3MT® Final, our PhD candidates communicate their research using 1 slide, and non-technical language in 3 minutes.

The 2019 UniSA 3MT® Grand Final, presented in partnership with The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, will be held on Thursday 29 August 2019, 6pm, in the Allan Scott Auditorium, City West campus. 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. Space is limited. Click here to reserve your seat!.


The Hawke Centre
3 Minute Thesis

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

Watch the 2018 UniSA 3MT® Finalist Presentations

First Prize and People’s Choice winner: Brian Murphy - Making white wine crystal clear
Second Prize winner: Tahnee Dening - Our great big "dirty" problem
Equal Third Prize winner: Jeff Ansah - The scientific fortune teller
Equal Third Prize winner: Joe O'Leary - Navigating navigation systems
Finalist: Kate Riggall - Growing minds: a fingerprint for healthy brain development
Finalist: Nina Wilson - Fishy fats are friends in pregnancy
Finalist: Laura Hodgson - Fairbnb
Finalist: Stewart McDougall - Screening for an invisible disability