Further information

Rules and Judging Criteria


Prizes include research and travel grants.

They are awarded to the winner and the runner-up as selected by the judges, and to the Peoples' Choice winner selected by the audience.


3MT Australia and NT competition
Competitors representing 48 Universities at the Trans-Tasman 3MT in 2014

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT)™ competition develops academic and research communication skills. Participants give an engaging and dynamic talk on their research topic to a non-specialist audience in just 3 minutes.

Register to complete in the UWA 3MT competition here

Details of the 3MT preparation workshops and presentations:

3MT 2016

The 2016 UWA 3MT was held on 8 September during Research Week.

The winner was Michael Wheeler from the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health 

The runner-up was Georgia Hay from the Business School

The People's Choice Award winner was Armin Scheben from the School of Plant Biology

The TEDxUWA Choice Award winner was David Gozzard from the School of Physics

The 2016 Asia Pacific 3MT held at the University of Queensland on 30 September was won by Joshua Chu-Tan from ANU.

Past 3MT events

The 2015 UWA 3MT competition was won by Marcus Giacci, School of Animal Biology. 

The 2015 Trans-Tasman competition was held at the University of Queensland. The winner was Eamonn Fahy, The University of Melbourne, "Catching the Silent Thief of Sight"

The 2014 Trans-Tasman competition was held at UWA. The winner was Sarah Marley, Curtin University "Say what? Coastal dolphins and noisy environments".

The 2013 Trans-Tasman 3MT Winner and Peoples' Choice Award Winner was Kelsey Kennedy from UWA.