2017 UBC 3MT Final Results

Date: March 17, 2017
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!

Date: March 15, 2017
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!

Date: March 13, 2017
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

Date: March 13, 2017
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

Date: March 7, 2017
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 […]

Congratulations Craig Jones for winning Western 3MT Regional!

Date: May 2, 2016
We are excited to announce that Craig Jones from UBC-V won the 1st place at Western 3MT Regional on April 29th! Craig is doing his PhD in Geography with Dr. Derek Gregory. The title of his presentation is The War Lawyers.   We can see Canada’s top eleven 3MT thesis videos on the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) website It […]

Craig Jones, Geography, to represent UBC-V in the Western 3MT Regional this Friday!

Date: April 27, 2016
The livestream of the Western Canadian 3MT Competition will be available via UBC Okanagan’s website, on Friday, April 29th, 2:00 PM (PST). Cheer for Craig Jones and vote for your favourite! Online ballots can be cast here:

Final Results: UBC 3MT 2016

Date: March 15, 2016
Congratulations goes out to all of our Three Minute Thesis 2016 finalists, pictured below. The audience was awed by 10 amazingly polished and articulate 3-minute graduate student research presentations. In the end, once the judges’ had deliberated and the people had chosen their top presenter, the winners were: First Place and People’s Choice:  Craig Jones, […]

The Results: UBC’s 3-Minute Thesis 2016 Semi-Finals

Date: March 9, 2016
This year, for UBC’s sixth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, more than 100 UBC graduate student researchers put hours of work into practicing and honing their presentations to compete in faculty and department organized heats over 4 weeks of competition.  The audience that assembled in the Graduate Student Centre Ballroom for yesterday’s semi-finals were […]

See the Videos: UBC’s 3-Minute Thesis 2015 Finalists

Date: March 26, 2015
We began with 10 polished and articulate 3-minute graduate student research presentations. And in the end, when the dust settled, applause and accolades were shared by all. If you missed it – check out the videos!