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Three Minute Thesis competition 2021

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

Applications to enter the 2021 Queen Mary 3MT competition are now open and close on 28th February 2021. The prizes are vouchers of your choice for £150 (Winner), £100 (Runner-up), £50 (People’s Choice Award).

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3MT is an international research communication competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia. Queen Mary has participated since 2014 and our finalist goes on to compete nationally for an opportunity to win a prestigious award and a £3000 or £1000 grant from UK Research and Innovation to spend on a public engagement activity of their choosing.

How to enter the competition

All you need to do to enter the competition is submit a title and a short abstract (max. 2000 characters/approx. 300 words) by the end of 28th February 2021.

Eligibility: All doctoral students, at any stage of their research, can participate in the national competition. If you are in your final year, you can participate as long as you will not have had your viva by the time of the Queen Mary final (16 June 2021).

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