The Three Minute Thesis (®3MT) competition is a thrilling and prestigious annual event at Swansea university which challenges PhD students to convey their research to a multidisciplinary audience in less than three minutes, with only a single static PowerPoint slide.  Qualifying rounds take place during March each year.   Qualifying rounds take place during March each year.  Finalists are chosen to present at the Swansea University final.  It is the highlight of the PGR calendar and an opportunity for PGR students not to be missed.  The next competition will take place in 2020. 

Watch the 2019 winning presentation by Darren Scott from the College of Science

Find out more about the Three Minute Thesis competition

Female presenting at the 3MT competition

®3MT is an academic competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia.  Its success has led to the establishment of local and national competitions in several countries across the globe.  Vitae host the UK ®3MT competition which is the culmination of finalists from Vitae member Higher Education Institutions throughout the UK.

Find out more about ®3MT from Vitae.

Watch Laura Broome's winning Three Minute Thesis presentation 2018

Image of the winner of the Swansea 3MT competition presenting

The winner of the Swansea University 2018 competition, Laura Broome from the College of Human and Health Science won the Swansea University ®3MT competition in 2018.  Laura's presentation was then entered into the UK Semi-final and was shortlisted to 1 of 6 finaists to compete in the UK ®3MT final, hosted by Vitae, the global leader in researcher development.  

Watch Laura's presentation.