2020 Western Regional 3MT Competition


Every year post-secondary institutions from across Canada compete in the Three Minute (3MT) competition and this year the event will be hosted virtually by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) at the University of Alberta on September 23, 2020. The 3MT is a highly informative and entertaining event in which 17 graduate students from Western Canada explain the breadth and significance of their research in just three minutes. For further details please visit the Three Minute Thesis event page on the University of Alberta website.

The 3MT competition was held at RRU on March 9th, 2020 and MAIS student Kate Ellis was selected as the winner. Kate will present her thesis “The Impacts of Social Determinants and Marginalization on Prenatal care in Saint John, New Brunswick”  in just three minutes at the Western Regional Competition on September 23, 2020. To virtually experience the competition and to cheer on Kate an the other student competitors RSVP here for free tickets.

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition in which participants deliver a compelling presentation on their thesis or dissertation research for a general audience using a single static slide. Participants have three minutes or less to create, compel and connect with their audience.