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3 Minute Thesis UBC 2014 Results

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the UBC 3MT competition: Stephanie Harvard and Erin Macri. More than 80 University of British Columbia (UBC) graduate students took up the challenge of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) with the aim of effectively expressing their thesis research as a three-minute speech for a general audience.

On to the Final Round!

UBC 2014 Three Minute Thesis Semi-Finalists – here are the top finishers from the two heats held March 11, 2014. The top 4 places in each heat are advanced to the final round, Thursday, March 13, 2014 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Grad Student Ballroom, Thea Korner House 6371 Crescent Road.  Admission is free and all […]

And the 2014 Semi-finalists are…

Please join the audience – attendance is free! And repare to be intrigued, amazed and inspired as UBC graduate students deliver a fascinating 3 minute presentation about their graduate student research. Semi-final 1: 1:00 -2:30 PM 1. Greg Owens, Ph.D. in Botany, Seeing adaptation 2. Sandra Meyers , Ph.D. in Medical Physics, Wet brains, dry […]

Attend the UBC Semi-Final and Final Events!

3MT heats are now taking place in departments across the UBC campus, all leading up to the UBC-wide semi-final and final events. UBC Semi-Final Event Tuesday, March 11th | 1pm – 2:30pm and 3pm – 4:30pm Gradate Student Centre (see map) Ballroom UBC Final Event Thursday, March 13th | 4:30pm – 6pm Gradate Student Centre (see map) Ballroom Everyone […]

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Goes National In 2014

The Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS) announced earlier this month that it is sponsoring the first national English language Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in May of 2014.

2014 heats are now being scheduled

The 2014 3MT @UBC has officially launched, and heats are now being scheduled! If you are interested in presenting, view the Schedule to see if a heat has been scheduled in your department. Additional heats will continue to be scheduled in the coming weeks. If there is no heat listed in your department, contact us […]

3MT alum presents at TEDx

Former 3MT finalist and law PhD student Andrew Pilliar was recently selected to present at a TEDx event in Vancouver! According to Andrew, his experience in the 2012 3MT @UBC competition was instrumental: The TEDx organizers held an open audition during the summer, and asked for a short (i.e. under 5 minutes) talk on what […]

U21 3MT Global Final Winners

Congratulations to the U21 3MT Global Final Winners

U21 3MT Global Finals

We encourage everyone to take part in the U21 3MT People’s Choice vote between Oct 11th – 25th by viewing the videos and liking their favourite – which we hope will be UBC’s own Serbulent Turan!

Like the video to vote!

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