Three Minute Thesis

SFU Finals

Learn about the research that's taking place at the university, and help us pick one of the best graduate student presenters at the SFU 3MT Finals

  • Monday, March 27, 4:45 – 6:30 pm 
  • Big Data Hub Theatre, ASB 10900, SFU Burnaby campus 
  • Reserve your seats

One slide. Three minutes.  Cash prizes.  Give voice to your thesis in SFU's annual 3 Minute Thesis competition.

The 3 Minute Thesis gives you a fun opportunity to talk about your research in a supportive and engaging environment. Benefits to students:

  • Improve your presentation skills
  • Share your work and make connections with other SFU graduate students
  • Develop knowledge translation strategies for your research 
  • Have a ready answer next time a relative asks about your work

Competitions to communicate your research are a great way to get noticed and build your professional skills. In addition, our research funders are looking for students with strong skills in knowledge translation. See University Affairs: Contests to communicate research gain in popularity.

Related contests (open to international students as well):

2016 Winning Presentation by Dan Peach, Biology: