The 3MT™, developed by The University of Queensland, is a competition that develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacities to effectively explain their research to a non-specialist audience.
Below are the video presentations. Each video presents months of research and pages of written text into a 3 minute video that highlights the scholarly activity and hard work completed by the UCM student.
Program: Communications, MA
Title of Presentation: The Use of Religious Rhetoric in Politics: A College Students' Perspective
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Hillary Pennell
Program: Industrial Hygiene, MS
Title of Presentation: Quantitative Fit Testing of Disposable Respirators
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tsvetan Popov
This competition is open to graduate students performing any type of research at UCM, completed or in progress. It is not limited to thesis students. Student must be enrolled as a graduate student during the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semesters to participate. Registration deadline is midnight on Sunday, January 24, 2021.
Benefits of participating in 3MT
Registration closes: midnight, Sunday, January 24, 2021
Final video presentation due: midnight, Sunday, February, 7, 2021 (to firstname.lastname@example.org)
The final round of competition will be held virtually. All video presentations will be available via this website on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.
Faculty, staff, students, friends, family, and the campus community is welcome to watch the video presentations online.
The competition will be completely virtual, consisting of an asynchronous video presentation
submission. Registered students will record themselves giving their presentation. The video
must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Education & Research by midnight, on Sunday,
February 7, 2021 via email to email@example.com.
For full virtual competition rules and virtual competitor guide please see below.
Virtual Competition Rules
The following criteria will be used for the competition.