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UNE 3MT® Final Event Recording

A recording of the 2019 UNE Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Final Event is now available online.

3MT® competition

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.

The University of New England ran a Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition during 2019. Each Faculty or School may hosted their own 3MT Competition prior to the UNE 3MT Final Event.

There were a number of speakers from each of the Faculties in the UNE 3MT® Final Event.

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law (SABL)

Faculty of Medicine and Health (M&H)

Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Science and Education (HASSE) 

Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (AGBU)

The UNE 3MT® Final Event was held on Wednesday 11th September, 2019 in Education Lecture Theatre 133.

Thinking of participating next year?

Registrations to the 3MT® competition are processed within each School or Faculty. Please ask your supervisor, or the HDR Coordinator within your School or Faculty.

There are some fantastic prizes available! The winner of the UNE 3MT® Final Event will go on to compete in the Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition, at the University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Final Event Prize List

The top 3 presentations and the Audience Choice will all receive cash prizes to support student research.

  • 1st Prize - $700 and Travel and Accommodation to attend the Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition at the University of Queensland, Brisbane
  • 2nd Prize - $350
  • 3rd Prize - $175
  • Audience Choice Prize - $200

Further information

These links take you to the University of Queensland 3MT® website.

3MT competitor guide

Frequently Asked Questions

3MT website

3MT Handbook

Recordings of previous 3MT presentations can be found on the 3MT vimeo channel and UNE's HDR RAP - Resources and Advice Portal. (Go to the Three Minute Thesis Tile, there a number of past winner from UNE 3MT Competitions)


Contact details for the HDR office