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Three Minute Thesis

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Your time limit... 3 minutes!

Following the success of our 2016 and 2018 competitions, Three Minute Thesis (3MT) returns to the University on Wednesday 19th June 2019 as part of our Festival of Doctoral Research3MT is an academic competition that challenges doctoral researchers to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.

Book your place here to attend the competition, which is taking place 14.00 - 16.00 on Wednesday 19th June in the Gardener Tower room at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA). 

First prize: £500 towards your research 

Second prize: £250 towards your research

People’s choice: £250 towards your research 

Take a look at the 2016 and 2018 events to familiarise yourself with the competition, including details of the winners, abstracts from all the finalists, and photos from the day:

In the short video below, our 2016 winners talk about their experiences of participating in the competition...

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