Vitae Three Minute Thesis competition 2017, sponsored by Taylor & Francis
Each institution needs to register their intention to hold a 3MT competition with both the University of Queensland and Vitae. It is important that the University of Queensland's revised criterian are applied to all 3MT competitions. Vitae judges will be scoring using the revised criterian.
Three Minute Thesis challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.
®3MT is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. Its success has led to the establishment of local and national competitions in several countries.
Since 2014 Vitae have proudly hosted the UK ®3MT competition which is the culmination of finalists from Vitae member Higher Education Institutions throughout the UK.
We are delighted to announce that Taylor & Francis are sponsoring the Vitae 3MT 2017 competition.
Speakezee will be providing the Peoples Choice prize of speaking at the Royal Institution.
The competition will be open to any Vitae member organisation including Europe and Ireland holding a Three Minute Thesis ® (3MT) competition for its own researchers.
Participating institutions need to submit their video to Vitae by Friday 7 July 2017 and the finalist from each institution will be judged at a Vitae hosted (virtual) semi-final. Six finalists will then be selected to perform live at the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference during the gala dinner on Monday 11 September 2017.
Judges winner 2016 - Nazira Albargothy, University of Southampton
Peoples Choice winner 2016 - Maddie Long, University of Edinburgh
Judges winner 2015 - Zaid Janjua, University of Nottingham
Peoples Choice winner 2015 - Zaid Janjua, University of Nottingham
Judges winner 2014 - Richard Middlemiss, Glasgow University
Peoples Choice winner 2014 - Rhys Anderson, Newcastle University