Research and Teaching Celebrating Research Three Minute Thesis Competition

Three Minute Thesis and Visualise Your Thesis 2019

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. JCU has a proud history of participating in the event.

The winner of the 3MT competition's HDR category represents JCU in the Asia-Pacific 3MT final.

For further details, download the 3MT Handbook or the JCU 3MT 2019 Program

2019 Event

In 2019, 3MT highlighted the innovative research conducted by Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates and early career researchers (ECRs).

The 2019 final was held on 5 September at The Science Place in Townsville and video-conferenced to Cairns and Singapore. The audience enjoyed nine 3MT presentations and the overall winner of Visualise Your Thesis.

2019 Three Minute Thesis winners:

HDR Judge's Award and People's Choice Award winner

Alexandre Siqueira (ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)  for ‘A Tale of Fish T(h)rees’. Alexandre will be representing JCU at the Asia-Pacific Final in Brisbane on 4 October.

HDR Judge's Award runner up

Rebecca Webb (CPHMVS) for ‘It Isn't Easy Being Green’

2019 winner: JCU entrant to Visualise your Thesis competition

Kevin Crook (CSE) for 'Assessing the functional roles of batoids in coastal sandflats'.

Visualise your Thesis is a national competition for HDR candidates hosted by the University of Melbourne. Entrants must use a common PowerPoint template and AV material limited to 60 seconds.