In 2010 the University of Newcastle introduced the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition for research higher degree candidates. Originally developed in 2008 by the University of Queensland, the academic competition for research students expanded to a national level in 2010, with 33 universities representing over 50,000 PhD and Masters students in Australia and New Zealand competing. The competition continues to grow with more competitors and countries competing annually.
For more information visit http://threeminutethesis.org/
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE FINAL
The University of Newcastle Final will be held on:
Friday 26 July, 2013, 10am, in the Richardson Wing, Nursing Theatre RW149.
All staff, students and members of the public are welcome to watch the final.
First Prize - $1,500, plus two nights accommodation and transport for participation in the National/Trans-Tasman competition at the University of Western Sydney on Friday 18 October, 2013.
Second Prize - $1,000
Third Prize - $500
All UoN finalists will receive a gift voucher from the Co-op Bookshop who is the offical sponsor for 2013.
The 2013 National/Trans-Tasman competition will be held on Friday 18 October 2013 at the University of Western Sydney. The winner of the National/Trans-Tasman comeptition will be awarded $5,000, the runner-up $2,000 and the people's choice recipient $1,000.
For more information on the National/Trans-Tasman final please visit http://www.uws.edu.au/research/current_research_students/three_minute_thesis_competition
The Co-op Bookshop is the official sponsor for 2013 University of Newcastle Final.
The Co-op Bookshop has for over 50 years been providing Australian students with educational, professional and lifelong learning resources. You can find the University of Newcastle branch on Level 1 of the Shortland Building, Callaghan.
For more information please contact:
Office of Graduate Studies
University of Newcastle