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UConn 3MT Live Competition

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Storrs Campus
VON DER MEHDEN RECITAL HALL

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Your time limit... 3 minutes!!!

What is the 3 Minute Thesis - (3MT)? It is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland which challenges research higher degree students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a LIVE non-specialist audience. Who Should do it? Any graduate student who has passed their comprehensive exams (Master’s or PhD). Why you should do it? Professional development Great CV addition Interviewing preparation Networking with Internationally known faculty members within your field Prizes! 1st Place - $1000 travel award, lunch for their entire lab and the honor of displaying UConns 3MT trophy in their lab.

2nd Place - $5000 travel award and breakfast for their lab

3rd Place -A gift certificates to the UConn Co-Op and an ice cream party for their lab. When is the live competition? September 29, 2015 at 6:00pm - VON DER MEHDEN RECITAL HALL Where can I find more information? http://threeminutethesis.org/

Contact:

The Graduate School - 860-486-3617

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