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 2019

Date

Activity or Workshop name

City West

5 June 2019 

1/3 Defining the key elements of a great 3MT presentation 

City West

19 June 2019

2/3 Receive feedback on your 3MT first script draft 

City West

2 July 2019

3/3 First 3MT practice session 

City West

3 July 2019

3/3 Second 3MT practice session 

Mawson Lakes

9 May 2019

Develop an engaging poster (All STEM HDR candidates)  

 

Mawson Lakes

16 May 2019

Receive feedback on poster design (All STEM HDR candidates) 

 

Mawson Lakes

17 May 2019

1/3 Defining the key elements of a great 3MT presentation 

Mawson Lakes

31 May 2019

2/3 Receive feedback on your 3MT draft script 

Mawson Lakes

14 June 2019

 3/3 First 3MT practice session 

Mawson Lakes

14 June 2019

 3/3 Second 3MT practice session 

Mawson Lakes

9 July 2019 

 

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

29 August 2019

UniSA 3MT® Finals

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

Queensland

4 October 2019

Asia-Pacific Finals @ University of Queensland

The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 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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