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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Preliminary Rounds

Monday, October 3, 2022

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, … Continued

Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp (in-person)

Friday, September 23, 2022

The Communications Boot Camp is intended to increase students’ confidence communicating to broader audiences and practice developing persuasive skills that will create effective messaging and relay the importance of one’s research. The Boot Camp takes a development approach and is … Continued

Tar Heel 3MT

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Ten graduate students from graduate institutions across North Carolina will have three minutes to showcase their research and its impact. The audience will also the chance to vote for the peoples’ choice award during the event! REGISTER HERE

CIRTL Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects in this online presentation session. TAR projects investigate questions about teaching and learning, including assessing the effectiveness of specific learning activities and … Continued

Three Minute Thesis Information Session

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition. The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentations using the official judging rubric as well as allow participants an … Continued

Creating Connections: An Introduction to the Alda Method

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The Alda Center’s Creating Connections program is a two-hour live, online workshop designed to help researchers learn to engage and inspire diverse audiences through effective communication, with a particular focus on virtual interactions. Participants will learn how to balance being … Continued

How to Speak Clearly, Concisely and with Conviction

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Through lecture, demonstration and interactive work, the workshop will cover effective communication strategies such as introducing yourself, speaking about your profession and studies, beginning any presentation and answering interview questions. Students will have the opportunity for one-on-one consultations with the … Continued

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Information Session

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition. The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentations using the official judging rubric as well as allow participants an … Continued

Three Minute Thesis Final Competition 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that allows current graduate students to foster effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. All … Continued

CIRTL Teaching-as-Research Presentations

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects in this online presentation session. TAR projects investigate questions about teaching and learning, including assessing the effectiveness of specific learning activities and … Continued