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3-Minute Thesis Competition

  • Put here the desired location Groninger Forum Groningen, GR, 9711 PC Netherlands (map)

Three Minute Thesis®

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills.

The competition

Since its beginnings at the University of Queensland, 3MT competitions are now held at universities all over the world. The University of Groningen (UG) will hold its annual 3MT competition on March 13th, 2019 !

Four enthusiastic PhD students will be selected from each Graduate School cluster (Science and Engineering, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences and Humanities). The 12 selected participants will have the opportunity to participate in training workshops given by media training experts to help you prepare for the competition.

13 March 2019 - UG 3MT Competition in the Groninger Forum(information on attending the event will be posted here at a later date).

UG prizes

Three prizes will be awarded by the jury at the end of the UG 3MT event to the top PhD contestants:

  • 1st Prize 
    Up to €1,250 travel expenses for an international conference and, if the UG winner will prove to be one of the shortlisted candidates for the Coimbra Group Finals, funded travel and accommodation to represent the University of Groningen at the Coimbra Group Conference in Krakow.

  • 2nd prize 
    Up to €500 travel expenses for a conference/workshop

  • People’s choice award (selected by the audience) 
    Up to €250 travel expenses for a conference/workshop

Earlier Event: March 2
DnD Extravanganza
Later Event: March 16
Rumba Dance