Three Minute Thesis Competition


The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by graduate students. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills.
The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

Competition Details

The CLS TMT competition was held on Tuesday, February 21 2023 in the Procrastinator Theater from 4 to 5:30 pm.

The University wide competition will be held on May 2nd, as part of the Celebrating Research event.  

2023 Winners

Judge's Choice: Maria Predtechenskaya, Microbiology and Immunology

People's Choice: Seth Mangini, Earth Sciences 

2023 Competitors:

John Michael Eberhard, Physics

Seth Mangini, Earth Sciences

Maria Predtechenskaya, Microbiology and Immunology




Active PhD, Professional Doctorate (Research), and Master's candidates are eligible. Graduates are not eligible.


University of Queensland TMT

2016 Finals, University of Edinburgh

2017 Finals, University of Edinburgh

Public Speaking Tips

More tips