3MT Competition

Three minutes to present, 3MT Three Minute Thesis, March 15th 2018

March 15, 2018*

3-5pm, Mead Auditorium, West Science 2701

This March NMU will host its first Three Minute Thesis competition.

In the 3 Minute Thesis Competition, students explain their research in three minutes in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Competitors are allowed one PowerPoint slide, but no other resources or props. 3MT cultivates your academic, presentation, and research communication skills and increases your ability to explain your research to a wide audience.The winner of the NMU competition will have the opportunity to travel to the regional championships to compete against students from institutions across the Midwest! Students from all disciplines are encouraged to compete, though only students who will graduate in May or August 2018 are eligible for the competition.

*Date changed from original date posted

Registration due date: February 23rd

Register by emailing your name, department, title, and brief description (2-3 sentences) of your capstone or thesis research to graduate@nmu.edu

 

About 3MT

"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."

Guidelines

Each candidate is limited to three minutes and one static PowerPoint slide to aid in the presentation of their thesis research. Detailed competition rules are located here. You can view examples on the 3MT website here