The Three Minute Thesis competition or 3MT, is an annual competition held in over 200 universities worldwide. It is open to PhD students, and challenges participants to present their research in just 180 seconds, in an engaging form that can be understood by an intelligent audience with no background in the research area. This exercise develops presentation, research and academic communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to explain their work effectively.
The competition originated at the University of Queensland (UQ) in 2008. There are currently three categories, UQ, Trans-Tasman and International.
This category features students from the University of Queensland.
Finals held at The University of Queensland;
Finals held at The University of Western Australia;
Finals held at The University of Western Sydney;
Finals held at The University of Queensland;
Finals held at the University of Western Australia.
Finals held at University of Queensland;
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a public university in Australia. It has seven Australian campuses, and also maintains a campus in Rome. In 2018 it had 34,834 students.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. UQ is one of Australasia's leading universities. Founded in 1909 by the state parliament, UQ is classed as one of the six sandstone universities, an informal designation of the oldest university in each state. The University of Queensland is a founding member of edX, Australia's research-intensive Group of Eight, the international research network McDonnell International Scholars Academy, and the global Universitas 21 network.
The University of Wollongong is an Australian public research university located in the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, approximately 80 kilometres south of Sydney. As of 2017, the university had an enrolment of more than 32,000 students, an alumni base of more than 131,859 and over 2,400 staff members.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a medium-sized, regional university based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, with three university campuses at Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich. It offers courses in law, health, engineering, the sciences, business, education, and the arts. The institution was established in 1969 as the Darling Downs campus of the Queensland Institute of Technology. In 1970, the institution had provided studying programs for rural Queensland and international communities. In 1971, it became the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, then the University College of Southern Queensland in 1990 and finally the University of Southern Queensland in 1992. It operates three research institutes and seven research centres which focus on a wide range of business, agricultural, scientific, environmental, and technological issues.
Central Queensland University is an Australian dual sector university based in central Queensland. CQUniversity is the only Australian university with a campus presence in every mainland state. Its main campus is in Norman Gardens in Rockhampton, however, it also has campuses in Adelaide (Wayville), Brisbane, Bundaberg (Branyan), Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton City, Sydney and Townsville. CQUniversity also has delivery sites to support distance education in Biloela, Broome, Busselton, Charters Towers, Karratha and Yeppoon, and partners with university centres in Cooma, Geraldton and Port Pirie.
Keith Joseph Bullock FTSE (1931–2015) was an engineer and academic at the University of Queensland.
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The School of Law at the University of Queensland, founded in 1936, is the most-cited law school in Australia, the oldest and most prestigious law school in the Australian state of Queensland, and the sixth oldest law school out of 38 in Australia. Its alumni include six Australian High Court Justices including two Chief Justices of Australia.
Christopher Carl Goodnow is an immunology researcher and the current Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. He holds the Bill and Patricia Ritchie Foundation Chair and is a Conjoint Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at UNSW Sydney. He holds dual Australian and US citizenship.
Gerald Muench is a senior faculty in the discipline of Pharmacology and has been working as Founder Chair, Pharmacology Department, UWS School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney.
The University of Queensland Debating Society (UQDS) is the debating society of the University of Queensland. It has been recognised as one of the oldest and most active student societies at the University of Queensland and one of the most active and successful university debating societies in the world. The UQ Debating Society was also a founding member of the University of Queensland Union.
John Stanley Mattick is an Australian molecular biologist known for his efforts to assign function to non-coding DNA. Mattick was the Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research from 2012 to 2018. He joined Genomics England in May 2018 as Chief Executive Officer.
Paula Barrett is a scholar and researcher in the field of child psychology. She has been published widely in the area of prevention and treatment of anxiety and depression and the promotion of resilience through the evidence-based FRIENDS programs.
Jennifer Lea Stow is deputy director (research), NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and head of the Protein Trafficking and Inflammation laboratory at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), The University of Queensland, Australia. She was awarded her PhD from Monash University in Melbourne in 1982. As a Fogarty International Fellow, she completed postdoctoral training at Yale University School of Medicine (US) in the Department of Cell Biology. She was then appointed to her first faculty position as an assistant professor at Harvard University in the Renal Unit, Departments of Medicine and Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. At the end of 1994 she returned to Australia as a Wellcome Trust Senior International Medical Research fellow at The University of Queensland where her work has continued. Stow sits on national and international peer review and scientific committees and advisory boards. She has served as head of IMB's Division of Molecular Cell Biology, and in 2008 she was appointed as deputy director (research).
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Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners (BDHP) is the first Advanced Health Research Translation Centre in Queensland, Australia. The organisation’s purpose is to strengthen the linkages between healthcare, research and education in order to deliver better health outcomes for the community. By encouraging and supporting collaboration, BDHP assists the translation and integration of cutting-edge research and innovation into healthcare delivery.
Petronella Antonia Gerarda "Jolanda" Jetten is a Dutch social psychologist and a professor at the University of Queensland. She won the Spearman Medal in 2004 and was inducted into the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 2015. Her research concerns social identity, social groups, and group dynamics.
Peter Martin Visscher is a Dutch-born Australian geneticist who is professor and chair of Quantitative Genetics at the University of Queensland. He is also a professorial research fellow at the University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience and an affiliate professor at their Queensland Brain Institute.
Melina Georgousakis is the founder of Franklin Women, an Australian women's organisation for women working in health and medical careers. This organisation has enabled many Early Career Researchers to connect with mentors, as well as learn skills in leadership, and in addition has a fellowship and funding for researchers and carers to take their young children on conference, enabling and enhancing the careers of women in medicine. The impact of her work has enabled many Early Career Researchers to receive mentoring, and she has received numerous awards and received extensive media coverage.