3 MINUTE THESIS COMPETITION (3MT UKM 2022)

3 MINUTE THESIS COMPETITION (3MT UKM 2022)

 

Dear postgraduate students,

 

The UKM Graduate Centre is pleased to invite you to participate in 3MT UKM 2022 Competition.

 

The 3MT UKM is an annual research communication competition for 3rd semester PhD students onwards. Specifically, the competition will test the students’ ability to effectively explain their research and its significance in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes. The 3MT UKM 2022 competition winners will have the honour to represent UKM in the 3MT National Competition. This competition will be held in virtual format and conducted in English.

 

Challenge yourself and register with us for this prestigious competition at HERE by 8 May 2022.

 

For any enquiries, please contact 03-8921 3100/5162.

 

We are delighted for your participations and best of luck.

 

What is THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT)?

Three Minute Thesis (3MT@) is a research competition developed by the University of Queensland (UQ). It is an effort to provide students with an opportunity to cultivate students’ academic, research communication and presentation skills. Specifically, the competition will test students’ ability to effectively explain their research and its significance in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience in three minutes. For more information on 3MT, kindly visit http://threeminutethesis.org/

 

Who is eligible?

Candidates must be PhD students in 3rd semester and above and have passed the proposal defense. The students also need to at least have preliminary research output and have not yet fulfilled all the graduation requirements. Other regulations are mentioned in the attached file. The competition is opened to postgraduate students from the three clusters of research areas:

  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology

Winners will be receiving monetary prizes according their ranks for each category:

1st place – RM 1,000.00

2nd place- RM 600.00

3rd place – RM 400.00

 

So, please hurry up. We are looking forward to hearing from you and who knows you could be one of the finalists who will represent UKM to the national level of 3MT. Winner of this national level competition may get to represent Malaysia at the international level. We are hoping it could be you!

 

Don’t forget to block these important dates on your calendar.

 

Registration open: 6 April 2022

Registration deadline: 8 May 2022

Announcement of the winners: 16 May 2022

 

You can click on the link to watch the previous UKM 3MT Competitions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbFwS-mw210

Thank you.