3 Minute Thesis - Purdue University

The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland for PhD and Research Masters candidates. With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition forces research candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries.

Contact please send all summaries to  with a clearly labelled header ‘3 minute thesis competition’.

Listen to Leicester's very first 3 Minute Thesis winner - Omolara Okunuga from the Department of Chemistry - discuss the 3MT format and what it is like to take part - .


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We are pleased to announce that '3 minute thesis' is running again in 2012/13!

The 3 Minute Thesis Competition gives you three minutes to explain your thesis with the help of one single static PowerPoint slide as a visual aid.