Three Minute Thesis Competition

Could you communicate your thesis in three minutes?

The annual Three Minute Thesis competition challenges postgraduate researchers to be clear, compelling and, above all, concise as they deliver a spoken presentation on their research topic in a mere 180 seconds.

In 2017, the University of Bristol finals were held in Colston Hall as the finale of our Research without Borders festival.

Bristol already has a very impressive track record at the UK level. In 2017, Alfie Wearn, who delivered a presentation on Alzheimer’s research during May’s Research without Borders event, made it all the way to the national final.

Do you think you can match Alfie’s success? Contact the Bristol Doctoral College to register your interest.

Get involved in 2018

Interested in taking part in the 2018 3MT competition? Contact the Bristol Doctoral College to find out how you can get involved, or keep an eye on the BDC Bulletin to see when applications open.

I urge everyone to have a go at the 3MT and take part in Research without Borders. You get a snapshot of all the research at the University that you might never even have realised is happening...Lifting your head above the water every now and again to see what is going on around you is a habit we should all get into – and what better way than these two fantastic celebrations of research at the University of Bristol.

Alfie Wearn (PhD in Clinical Sciences), 2017 Bristol 3MT Winner
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