About 3 Minute Thesis
Information about the competition and details of who to contact.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.
About the competition
The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition requires doctoral researchers to compete to deliver the best research presentation in just 3 minutes (and one slide). It is based on a concept developed by the University of Queensland which quickly spread across Australia and New Zealand, and has gone global.
The University of Edinburgh has run a 3MT competition every year since 2013.
More information about 3 Minute Thesis
Find detailed information about the 3 Minute Thesis Competition, including tips on how to prepare, in our new handbook for participants:
You may also find our web information helpful:
Feedback from previous winners
Read our guest blog posts from Chen Zhao, 2015 Competition Winner, Emma Hodcroft, 2014 Competition Winner, and Mara Götz, 2013 ‘People’s Choice’ Winner on their experience of the competition:
The 2013 winner Chris West gives a ‘one year on’ talk explaining how the competition has benefited him and why he would encourage others to take part.
Please contact Louise if you have any questions: