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Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition sponsored by Taylor & Francis, with additional prizes provided from Research Councils UK and Speakezee

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.

The overall winner (chosen by the judges) will receive a £3,000 grant to spend on a public engagement activity and a £500 cash prize.

Each of our five runners up will receive a £250 cash prize.

The ‘People’s choice’ winner will obtain an invitation to speak at the iconic Royal Institution in the spring of 2017 (date to be confirmed), arranged by Speakezee.