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2018 UBC 3MT Final Results

On March 15 at 12:30 PM at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, eight talented UBC graduate students presented their research in three minutes each, competing for the top prize in this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. After long and thoughtful deliberation, our panel of guest judges declared the winners: First Place: Andrew Robertson, […]

The 2018 3MT Finalists Announced!

Who’s ready for this year’s 3MT Final? Come check out the top 8 contestants as they present their way to first place with a $1000 purse, and a chance to make it to the Western Canadian Final at the University of Regina on April 27. The finalists The eight finalists will present in the following order: […]

Join us tomorrow at 1:00 PM for the 2018 UBC 3MT Semi-Finals!

After several weeks of 3MT heats, the 2018 3MT semi-finalists have been decided. Tomorrow, March 13, join us in the Thea Koerner Ballroom, 6173 Crescent Road, to watch our semi-finalists compete to see who will go on to the 2018 finals on Thursday. In the order of their presentations, our semi-finalists are: Semi-final 1, 1:00 […]

Vote for People’s Choice in the 2017 Universitas 21 3MT competition!

Voting is now open for the Universitas 21 3MT competition People’s Choice award. Check out all of the videos, especially UBC’s finalist Seth Tigchelaar, and vote for your favourite. Voting for the People’s Choice award is open until October 23. Vote at: www.u213mt.com The results of the U21 3MT competition, including the People’s Choice award, […]

Watch 3MT 2018

Watch the 3MT Semi-Finals on March 13, and the Finals on March 15.

2017 UBC 3MT Final Results

On March 16 at 12:30 PM at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, eight talented UBC graduate students presented their research in three minutes each, competing for the top prize in this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. After long and thoughtful deliberation, our panel of guest judges declared the winners: First Place: Manveen Kaur, […]

The 2017 3MT Finalists Announced!

Who’s ready for this year’s 3MT Final? Come check out the top 8 contestants as they present their way to first place with a $1000 purse, and a chance to make it to the Western Canadian Final  in Saskatoon on April 28. The Finalists: Arnab  Ray, Epilepsy: Building a Model for Future Diagnosis Laura Whalin, Pair […]

Cheer on the 2017 UBC 3MT Semi-Finalists Tomorrow at 1:00 PM!

After several weeks of 3MT heats, the 2017 3MT semi-finalists have been decided. Tomorrow, March 14, join us in the Thea Koerner Ballroom, 6173 Crescent Road, to watch our semi-finalists compete to see who will go on to the 2017 finals on Thursday. In the order of their presentations, our semi-finalists are: Semi-final 1, 1:00 […]

Is it Hot in Here? The 2nd Multidisciplinary Heat Continues to Impress

The 3MT multidisciplinary heats continued on Wednesday with 11 more contestants competing for a spot in the semi-finals on March 14. From world-changing bacteria to illustrating the human genome via Harry Potter, from supporting learners in a multicultural classroom to detecting falls for elderly people using WI-FI, the research being conducted on campus is nothing […]

The Heat is On: 3MT Multidisciplinary Heat at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum

UBC has hosted the 3MT Competition since 2011, yet Friday’s multidisciplinary heat in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum Auditorium was the first time I’ve ever had the privilege of attending one of its events. Where was I all these years? The nine contestants in this heat represented a wide range of disciplines including biochemistry and molecular […]