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Three-Minute Thesis Competition


Three Minute Thesis

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

It challenges graduate students to explain the significance of their research projects to a general audience in three minutes or less. Additionally, 3MT® provides a great opportunity for you to develop communication skills, showcase your research, as well as open doors to new collaborations and networks, all while competing for cash awards. Click here for information on eligibility, prizes and judging criteria.





2018 Winners

Ashleigh Bristol-3MT Grand Champion, with Dean Coats


Ashleigh Bristol, Ph.D. student in Polymer Science and Engineering

Polymers as Therapeutic Agents for Celiac Disease

Hometown: D'Iberville, MS

Major Professor: Dr. Sarah Morgan 



Raymon Jones-3MT Runner-up, with Dean Coats


Raymond Jones, Ph.D. student in Kinesiology (Exercise Physiology)

Sitting to Death: Where Do you Stand?

Hometown: Patterson, LA

Major Professor: Dr. Stephanie McCoy



Arien Faucett-3MT People's Choice Winner


Arien Faucett, Ph.D. student in Kinesiology (Sport Pedagogy)

The Good, The Bad, and Their Coaches

Hometown: Pascagoula, MS

Major Professor: Dr. Melissa Thompson


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