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Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

Congratulations to Rebecca Evans. Rebecca impressed the jury with a presentation on 'What do school girls want?' and is the University of Warwick's entry into the Vitae 3MT Competition 2022.

We would also like to congratulate the two runners-up, Eleanor Molloy and Busola Oronti on their great presentations.


The Challenge

Can you present your thesis in just 3 Minutes? Are you up for the challenge? You have three minutes, one static slide, no props, and no materials – just you! If you get through the first round we will train and support you so that you are ready for a live Warwick final. The winner of this will get put forward to the regional finals – and who knows maybe the National Final.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition for doctoral students, originally developed by The University of Queensland. It challenges you to present a compelling oration on your thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes.

3MT develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills by challenging you to effectively explain your research in engaging, accessible language to a non-specialist audience.

What are the judges looking for?

Here are the Rules of entry and Judging criteria

2022 Judges: Professor Dan Branch, Professor Jose Rodrigo, Professor Jo Angouri and Dr Masanori Mishima.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) 2021 Competition

Evette Hillman Winner of 2021 Warwick Competition


Helen Pocock Runner up of 2021 Warwick Competition


Three Minute Thesis 2021 Warwick Competition