College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT) COMPETITION AT CLASS, CITYU

Objectives

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences has run the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition since 2017. The 3MT® develops student’s presentation and communication skills by requiring them to explain in non-academic language their research within three minutes. It is an opportunity to celebrate student’s research achievements and communicate their research with a wider audience; inside and outside academia.

Background

The 3MT® competition was launched by The University of Queensland (UQ) in 2008. The competitions are now held in over 600 universities and institutions across 65 countries which comprise: Australia, New Zealand, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Philippines, India, USA, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Spain, Columbia, France, Sweden, Poland, Iran, etc.

Application

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Presentation samples for reference

Winning 3MT presentations can be found on the 3MT website: http://threeminutethesis.org/3mt-showcase.


Winner in 2018

Recipient Department Project
Ms YAO Yao English English as a Lingua Franca: An Analysis of Intercultural Business Communicative Competence
Event Snapshots

Winner in 2017

Recipient Department Project
Ms TO Yee-man Yvette Asian and International Studies The Politics of Intellectual Property Transition in China
Event Snapshots