3 minute thesis competition

Date: July 27th 2019

Interested?  Apply to ceu@cmcvellore.ac.in/2329 / 2759

Last date for registration: July 10th 2019

Only 15 slots available

WHAT IS 3 MT?

  • Research communication competition developed by the University of Queensland.
  • Students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance
    • Challenges students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries.
    • So they can be presented concisely to a non-specialist audience.

WHY PARTICIPATE IN 3MT?

  • Skills Training
    • Develops academic presentation and research communication skills.
    • Developing ability to effectively explain research in language appropriate to non specialist audience.
  • Building Research Culture
    • Opportunity for students to come together, and talk about their research.
    • Supportive environment for presentation skills, training.

 ELIGIBILITY

  • All Assistant Professors/ senior residents currently working in the Christian Medical College (Medical, Nursing and Allied health)
  • All PhD Students / completed PhD in the last 2 yrs who have passed the project through the Institutional Review Board.
  • Winners of previous 3MT competition are not eligible

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Send Name, Designation, Department and Slide for presentation (only one) to CEU (ceu@cmcvellore.ac.in). Fifteen will be shortlisted for the competition.

 

RULES

  • A single static Power Point slide is permitted (no slide transitions, animations or ‘movement’ of any description,  the slide is to be presented from the beginning of the oration)
  • No additional electronic media (e.g. sound and video files) are permitted
  • No additional props (e.g. costumes, musical instruments, laboratory equipments) are permitted
  • Presentations are limited to 3 minutes maximum and competitions exceeding 3 minutes are disqualified
  • Presentations are to be spoken word (e.g. no poems, raps or songs)
  • Presentations are to commence from the stage
  • Presentation slide size should be (10 inches width and 7.5 inches height)
  • Presentations are considered to have commenced when a presenter starts the presentation through movement or speech
  • The decision of the adjudicating panel is final.

Watch winners from previous competitions: https://threeminutethesis.uq.edu.au/watch-3mt, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e2BD0oHhVk ,

JUDGING (Each criterion is equally weighted and has an emphasis on audience)

  1. COMPREHENSION 2. ENGAGEMENT 3. COMMUNICATION

                                                              PRIZES

  • First Place :  Rs.10,000/- cash prize
  • Second Place  :  Rs.  7,000/- cash prize
  • Third Place :  Rs.   3,000/- cash prize
  • PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATE (SOFT COPY) WILL BE PROVIDED

 

DR. THAMBU DAVID
CEU Co-ordinator