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What is "Three Minute Thesis"?

The Three Minute Thesis Competition aims at assessing the students’ capacity to communicate ideas effectively. It is intended to enhance the development of academic and research communication skills. Selected PhD Research Students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance, in language appropriate to non-specialist audience.

Who is eligible?
The competition is open to:

·    Active PhD candidates who have successfully passed their first stage evaluation (First Assessment) are eligible to participate in 3MT competitions at all levels, including the Trans-Tasman 3MT competition. Graduates are not eligible.

Rules

·   Only one (1) static Power Point slide is permitted (no slide transitions, animations or ‘movement’ of any description, the slide is to be displayed from the beginning of the oration).

·    No additional electronic media (e. g sound and video files) is  permitted.

·    No additional props (e. g costumes, musical instruments, laboratory equipment) are permitted.

·    Presentation are limited to three minutes (maximum) and /presentations exceeding three minutes are disqualified.

·    Presentation are to be spoken word (e .g no poems, raps, songs).

·    Presentation are to commence from the stage.

·    The three minutes started as student commences via movement or speech.

·    The decision of the adjudicating panel is final.

Submission Deadline

The application form and slide presentation must be submitted to this 3 Minute Thesis System according to Faculty.

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