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October 25, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Category: Training
Location: UGL Community Room
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Graduate Students

This GPPD will provide information about the Wayne State University 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The 3MT was developed by the University of Queensland and consists of a 3-minute long oral presentation on a master's thesis or dissertation. Session leaders will describe the competition and offer helpful strategies for creating competitive 3MT presentations. Students who win their school or college competition will go on to compete for monetary prizes at the WSU Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium on March 5, 2019.

Session Leader: Dr. Denise Vultee, Communication 

After attending this GPPD, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of distilling their research into a 3MT format.
  • Describe the rules and procedures of the 3MT competition.
  • Identify best practices in visual and oral communication strategies for the 3MT competition. 
  • Create a competitive 3MT presentation to be entered into their department/school/college competitions. 
For more information about this event, please contact Cindy Sokol at 3135778050 or