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3MT is Back for Fall 2016 - Informational Meeting

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
HBL Class of 1947 Conference Room

3 Minute Thesis Informational Meeting AN 80,000 WORD THESIS WOULD TAKE 9 HOURS TO PRESENT. YOUR TIME LIMIT.... 3 MINUTES. Check out UConn’s very own: Sarah Vitale (1st Prize 3MT Winner 2015) Come to one of our information sessions! See below for dates, times and RSVPs. Tuesday, March 29; 4:00-5:00pm - HBL Class of 1947 Conference Room Monday, April 11; 12:00-1:00pm - HBL Class of 1947 Conference Room Thursday, April 28; 12:00-1:00pm - HBL Class of 1947 Conference Room Click here to RSVP 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 non-specialist audience. Who should do it? Any graduate student who has passed their comprehensive exams (PhD). Why you should do it? Professional development; Great CV addition; Interviewing preparation; Networking with Internationally known faculty members within your field Prizes! UConn Winners - 1st Place - $1000 travel award and lunch for their lab 2nd Place - $500 travel award and breakfast for their lab 3rd Place -A gift certificate to the UConn Co-Op and an ice cream party for their lab. International Winners - First Prize: $2500 research travel grant When is the Competition? September 2016 - VON DER MEHDEN RECITAL HALL How can the Graduate School Support me doing the 3MT? The Graduate School in collaboration with the Institute for Teaching and Learning will host a variety of “Boot Camp” workshops in preparation for the Fall 2016 3MT competition this summer and in the fall! Keep an eye out for emails with more details. Where can I find more information? or contact


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