Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition


Wed 11 Jan - Thu 2 Feb 2017

Competition - First round

  • Tue 7 Feb, 1 pm to 4 pm, Lecture Hall Tauno Nurmela (main building) - PhD candidates within Humanities, Education, Social Sciences,  Law and Economics
  • Thu 9 Feb, 2 pm to 5 pm, Lecture Hall Tauno Nurmela - PhD candicates within Science and Medicine
  • Five top presentations from both first rounds will be selected to the final.


Thu 9 March, 2 pm to 4 pm, Lecture Hall Tauno Nurmela

  • Ten finalist compete at the university level competition. Audience can choose their own favourite.


The panel of judges in the semi-final includes the Director of the John Morton Center for North American Studies Benita Heiskanen and Docent Ilari Sääksjärvi. The judges in the final are Professor Emeritus Esko Valtaoja, Vice Rector Riitta Pyykkö and Åbo Akademi Professor Pekka Santtila.

Important date: Fri 3 Feb 2017 - Send your slide to the organizers (at latest)

Contestants should send the organizer the final title and slide for their presentation in advance. Titles should be understandable to an intelligent lay person and free from jargon.

Slides will be uploaded by the organizer to the lecture hall computer.


More information on the Three Minute Thesis concept:


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