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Register to watch: Queen Mary’s 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

The 2020 Queen Mary 3 Minute Thesis competition (3MT) will take place online on 4 June 2020 at 10:30am. 3MT is an international research communication competition, in which PhD students have three minutes to tell a non-specialist audience about their research and results. 


The Queen Mary winner goes on to compete against other PhD students from across the UK and could win a £3,000 public engagement grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Our finalists represent all three faculties.

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This year’s competition will be hosted on Zoom, please visit to register to attend. Finalists will compete for first and second place prizes and there will be a people’s choice winner. The first-place winner will also go on to represent Queen Mary in the national semi-final competition.

Best of luck to this year's finalists

Fahad Ahmed, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Nahaa Alsubaie, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine

Ahmed Hassan, School of Engineering and Materials Science

Jasmin Kohnken-Sawall, School of Engineering and Materials Science

Hudair Samad, School of Engineering and Materials Science

Vinaya Srirangam Nadhamuni, Barts Cancer Institute

Yue Wang, School of English and Drama

The finalists will be judged by a panel of Queen Mary staff and researchers

Prof Janet De Wilde, Director of the Queen Mary Academy

Prof Adrian Armstrong, Director of the Doctoral College

Emily Burns, Director of the Centre for Public Engagement

Dr Ben Holgate, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Wajid Mannan, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Science and Engineering

Dr Olga Eleftheriadou, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Medicine and Dentistry



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