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: 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 […]

Congratulations Craig Jones for winning Western 3MT Regional!

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!

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

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, […]