Usher Institute

Three Minute Thesis final 2021

The University’s 3 Minute Thesis competition final took place on 24 June 2021.

Michael Poon from the Centre for Medical Informatics, Usher Institute won this year’s competition with his presentation, ‘Building Bridges for Glioblastoma Research’. 

Niamh McNamara from the Centre for Reproductive Health, Edinburgh Medical School won both the second place prize and the People’s Choice award with her presentation, ‘The Brain as an Orchestra: The Role of Conductors’.

The 3MT competition

The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is an academic competition which requires doctoral researchers to compete to deliver the best research presentation in just three minutes (and one slide). 

Nine finalists from each of the University of Edinburgh’s three Colleges competed this year to deliver an engaging presentation about their research.

Related links

The 2021 3MT finalists videos

3 Minute Thesis final