The short answer is: yes! As a previous University of York 3 Minute Thesis finalist, I honestly cannot recommend this competition enough. Keep reading to find out why it is an opportunity not to be missed! What is 3 Minute Thesis? The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition involves giving a 3 minute talk explaining the … Continue reading Should You Enter 3 Minute Thesis? – Laura Cowell
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Why I took part in 3MT – Kate Mooney
If you’re a PhD student, you already know how isolating the experience can be. The only thing that could possibly exacerbate that experience is probably a global pandemic… (thanks a bunch, 2020!) When I applied to 3MT last year, I had been working from home for over a year, and had barely been talking to … Continue reading Why I took part in 3MT – Kate Mooney
Why I applied to 3 Minute Thesis – Daisy Johnson
Hi! My name is Daisy Johnson and I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Education, who participated in the 2021 3MT competition. I had seen the Three Minute Thesis competition advertised during my first year at the university and decided to pass due to a lot of other commitments in life at that … Continue reading Why I applied to 3 Minute Thesis – Daisy Johnson
3 Minute Thesis 2022 – Entries Now Open!
We’re proud to announce that 3 Minute Thesis is returning to York for 2022! Open to current PhD students at the University of York, you’ll have just three minutes each to communicate the impact of your research to an audience made up of university staff, members of the general public, and industry. The 2022 3MT final … Continue reading 3 Minute Thesis 2022 – Entries Now Open!
Work with the Centre for Lifelong Learning 2022/23
Deadline: Monday 14 March 2022 The Centre for Lifelong Learning is planning its 2022/23 programme and would welcome the opportunity to work with members of departments, and in particular current postgraduates, to develop new course ideas and teaching opportunities. Previous teaching experience within higher education is required. The Centre provides an extensive programme of open-access evening … Continue reading Work with the Centre for Lifelong Learning 2022/23
YorkTalks Wednesday 12 January 2022Ron Cooke Hub Join us at our popular showcase event to find out more about York’s research in bite-size 15 minute talks. Subjects this year include plastic pollution mental health resilience robots in space coding skills for musicians There are 16 talks throughout the day split into four sessions – you … Continue reading YorkTalks 2022
Develop your research communication skills and raise your profile
The PhD Spotlight poster competition is an opportunity for researchers from all disciplines to demonstrate the value of their research to society. Enter the PhD Spotlight competition for the chance to exhibit your research as part of YorkTalks, a key University research showcase event, and to win prizes. Application deadline: 5pm on Monday 29 November … Continue reading Develop your research communication skills and raise your profile
Good luck to Theo Issitt – York’s 3MT National Finalist
Biology PhD student, Theo Issitt, is competing in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) national final tomorrow. Theo won the York 3MT competition earlier this year. He has now been selected out of a thousand researchers as one of the final six in the national final. Theo’s talk, ‘The smell of cells’, focuses on his research … Continue reading Good luck to Theo Issitt – York’s 3MT National Finalist
Congratulations to our 3MT winners!
The York Three Minute Thesis Final 2021 took place on Thursday 10 June as part of the York Festival of Ideas. Pitching themselves against the clock to communicate the impact of their research, ten PhD students delivered captivating and inspiring research presentations, showcasing the strengths of postgraduate research at York. Congratulations to all who took part and to … Continue reading Congratulations to our 3MT winners!
Come to the Three Minute Thesis Final
Learn what other PhD students are researching and vote for the best presenter! Three Minute Thesis (3MT) challenges PhD students to convey the meaning and impact of their research in just three minutes. Hear how their ideas can answer the big cultural, economic and scientific questions of our time. Last year’s winner was Zainab Kidwai … Continue reading Come to the Three Minute Thesis Final