Vitae 3MT 2015: prizes and sponsors

Vitae ®3MT competition

About the 2015 Vitae Three Minute Thesis ® (3MT) competition:

Glass trophy with sponsor logos

  • Semi-finalists submitted their entries on video. Judging took place during July
  • The final was a live event, held at the 2015 Vitae Researcher Development International Conference on the 8th of September
  • At the final a judges’ choice winner and a people’s choice winner were chosen.

The judges' choice winner receives a £3K grant to spend on public engagement activity, sponsored by Research Councils UK and National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE). This is an excellent opportunity for the recipient to promote their research and to enhance their professional development.

The People’s Choice winner wins the opportunity to present their talk in the famous Faraday Lecture Theatre in the Royal Institution of Great Britain as part of a night of expert speakers to celebrate the first year of on Feb 19th 2016.

Each of our six finalists receive a ThinkWrite training voucher towards a place on one of ThinkWrite’s Open Courses run in 2016-17. ThinkWrite has also awarded the five runners up a prize of £250 each.


Dr Pete Moore of sponsor ThinkWrite presents prizes to the Vitae 3MT finalists 2015 

Dr Pete Moore of ThinkWrite presents a prize to finalist Chioma Paul

Zaid Janjua, people's choice winner, receives his prize from Prof Bruce Hood of sponsor Speakezee

Prof Bruce Hood of Speakezee presents winner Zaid Janjua with the people's choice prize.