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SBU Three Minute Thesis Competition 2018

3MT logoStony Brook again will celebrate our students' exciting PhD research with Three Minute Thesis 2018. Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT® for short, is an opportunity for SBU graduate students to present their dissertation research findings to a general audience in THREE MINUTES with only one powerpoint slide. Three Minute Thesis is an international event founded at the University of Queensland. The goal is for students to engage all their communication skills to make their research vivid and engaging while emphasizing its key point without jargon. 

 


Location: TBA

Date:  TBA

Time: TBA 

This is event is free and open to the public.


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2017 3MT WINNERS! 

1st Place: Zoya Vallari

2nd Place: Rajapillai Pillai 

3rd Place: Elizabeth Trimber

People's Choice: Pratik Kumar, Elizabeth Trimber, Zoya Vallari

See photos from the event at GSO's Facebook page

See an introductory video on SBU 3MT: The Art of the Fast Pitch


SBU 3MT 2018 AGENDA: 

Coming Soon

Agenda subject to change.


STUDENT COMPETITORS

JUDGING

Judging: The talks will be evaluated by a panel of judges from a range of backgrounds and disciplines for how well the speaker engages a general audience of non-specialists and can convey the excitement and innovation of their research without jargon or distortion. See the full judging criteria.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded . 

 

COMPETITOR INFORMATION

Eligibility: Competitors must be SBU graduate students who have advanced to candidacy (G5 or equivalent), and their research must be at a stage where findings, preliminary conclusions, and broader impact can be discussed. Students may be in any disciplinary field. Those in the Arts and Humanities are particularly encouraged to participate. Students must affirm that their graduate advisor supports presentation of their research during speaker sign up.

 

SPEAKER SIGNUPS WILL OPEN IN 2018


QUESTIONS: Contact Kathleen Flint Ehm, Director, IREP Office, irep@stonybrook.edu or 631-632-7531.

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