Universitas 21 presents U21 3MT® 2017 Competition The University of Queensland’s Three Minute Thesis initiative at U21.
First developed by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT®) challenges research students to communicate the significance of their projects to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes.
Following a successful launch in 2013, the U21 3MT 2017 competition will pit the leading presenters from each U21 member university against one another. Each participating member will hold their own internal 3MT competition to select a local winner who will then be put forward for the U21
final, to be judged by an international panel consisting of industry and academic professionals.
3MT provides research students with the opportunity to develop their academic, presentation, and research communication skills by explaining their research to an intelligent but non-specialist audience. The local competitions will challenge the students to present face-to-face, and additionally the virtual final will hone skills associated from being filmed for an international audience, receiving international peer review, and gaining skills surrounding the presentation of their research to a wider audience.
Not only will students benefit from this experience, but members have the opportunity to showcase their research and researchers throughout the network, as well as open doors to new collaborations and networks for both researchers and supervisors.
9 October 2017: Videos online and open the People’s Choice Vote
23 October 2017: People’s Choice Closes
31 October 2017: Winners announced
Follow the event and results at
Advanced Driver Monitoring for Assistance System
Tecnologico de Monterrey
Anaerobic digestion process stabilisation and in-situ upgrading of biogas using biochar
University of Johannesburg
Engineering of a SUPERHERO that fights cancer
National University of Singapore
Novel optical nano-tags for better tumor imaging
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Drones – gone with the wind
University of Queensland
Varroa destructor: The Curious Case of the Bee Mite’s Bite
University of Maryland
A Novel Solution to a Warty Problem: Ancient Viruses Can Help Us Find a Cane Toad Killer
University of New South Wales
WEEE are Golden: metal recovery by solvent extraction
University of Edinburgh
Living with a Stranger?
University of Birmingham
Biomarkers of Spinal Chord Injury
University of British Columbia
Acting FAST to Cure Stroke
University of Glasgow
You Go to Hong Kong for Me: Imagining Britain’s Chinese Colony
HUANG Dao Zi
University of Hong Kong
The busy bees of our brain
University of Zurich
The Depressing Internet: A Mechanism for Internet Addiction and Depression
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Anti-consumption as a Driver to Achieve a Competitive Advantage in Firms – Case Studies from the Slow Fashion Movement
University of Auckland
Keeping a Better Eye on Glaucoma
University of Melbourne
Finding the foe: alarms for cancer
University of Nottingham
Follow us on on October 31 2017 for results.
One vote per device.
More Info: u213mt.com