The Three Minute Thesis competition allows master’s and doctoral students to present, in English, their research topic in simple terms to a lay audience . Each student has three minutes to give a clear, concise, and convincing summary on their research project.
The institutional final to selected the INRS representative for the national competition was held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm on the Zoom video conference platform. Results were announced the same day at 1:00 p.m.
Vincenzo Corelli, a master’s student in water sciences supervised by Professor Isabelle Lavoie won a $500 scholarship for his presentation. The Eastern Regional Final will be held on June 17, 2021.
The National 3MT Competition has been cancelled for 2021 and replaced with a non-competitive showcase of 3MT videos produced across Canada.
Participants must distil the complexities of their research project into an interesting and accessible summary, using a single static slide and no accessories.
First place $500
Second place $250
Want to represent INRS at the 3MT competition? Candidates have until Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to inform their research center of their intention to take part in the institutional competition.
To do so, write to the person responsible for applications at your research and training centre.
Each research centre selects two candidates.
The conditions of eligibility are as follows:
Feel like taking on the challenge? Contact Student Life Services.