Sign-ups for the 2016 3MT Competition are now live! Follow the link below to sign up.
3MT 2016 Competition Sign Ups
The Graduate School is collaborating with the Institute for Teaching and Learning the Communications Department and Molecular and Cellular Biology to host a variety of workshops to help students prepare for the 3MT competition. See below for RSVP and events.
Perfecting your Elevator Pitch: How to Condense your Dissertation to 3 minutes!
September 22 - 4:00pm -HBL Class of 1947 Conference Room
Click here to RSVP
What is the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT)?
It is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland which challenges research higher degree students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.
Who should do it?
Any graduate student who has passed their comprehensive exams (PhD).
Why you should do it?
Professional development; Great CV addition; Interviewing preparation; Networking with Internationally known faculty members within your field
UConn Winners -
1st Place - $1000 travel award and lunch for their lab
2nd Place - $500 travel award and breakfast for their lab
3rd Place -A gift certificate to the UConn Co-Op and an ice cream party for their lab.
International Winners - First Prize: $2500 research travel grant
When is the Competition?
September 29th, 2016; 6:00pm - VON DER MEHDEN RECITAL HALL
Where can I find more information?
Check out UConn’s very own: Sarah Vitale (1st Prize 3MT Winner 2015)
http://threeminutethesis.org/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, contact: Charmane Thurmand at email@example.com