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“One of the best experiences I’ve had during my PhD”

Three Minute Thesis® finalists announced

Taylor & Francis has again sponsored the Vitae Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, for 2020.

Developed by the University of Queensland, Australia, 3MT is a UK-wide event that celebrates the dynamic and exciting work being done by doctoral researchers. The competition challenges them to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.

Six finalists took part in the live final online on Wednesday 16 September 12-1pm (UK time) during Vitae’s Connections Week.

Congratulations to the 2020 winners & finalists

Many congratulations to the 2020 finalists, and to Lucy Thomson (Judge’s Choice winner) and Vinaya Srirangam Nadhamuni (People’s Choice winner), who rose to the challenge of delivering an engaging presentation of their thesis topic in just 3 minutes.

  • Sogol Salamipour, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s College London
  • Vinaya Srirangam NadhamuniBarts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Claire Carswell, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Nekisa Zakeri, Medical Sciences, University College London
  • Lucy Thomas, Institute for Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham
  • Daniel Koomson, College of Life and Natural Sciences, University of Derby

Some inspiration from previous 3MT winners

Presenting your research effectively and with confidence – Advice from previous winners of the 3MT competition

Boosting the public perception of science and enabling evidence-based change – Owen Gwydion James, 3MT winner 2018, explains why you should enter the 3MT competition and how to do it well.

Public engagement and initiating change in a tangible, real way – Jamie Khoo, 2018 People’s Choice winner, shares her tips and insights

Communicating research and change-making – Advice from Thomas Fudge, 3MT winner 2017

Hooking your audience: tips for presenting your research – Advice from Euan Doidge, People’s Choice winner 2017

3 minutes to pitch your research – Why, how and what came next for 2016 3MT winner Nazira Albargothy

Three Minute Thesis: a winner’s story – An interview with Maddie Long, People’s Choice winner 2016

Presenting your research: approaches, benefits and career development – An interview with Zaid Janjua, 2015 3MT winner