Since its beginnings at the University of Queensland, 3MT competitions are now held at universities all over the world. On 14 March 2018, the University of Groningen (UG) held its very first 3MT Competition. Twelve enthusiastic PhD students were selected to present their research in only 3 minutes, with just one slide, to a non-specialist audience and a panel of judges in an understandable, convincing and fascinating way.
First Prize: Vakil Takhaveev - Science and Engineering
Second Prize: Dowine de Bruijn - Science and Engineering
People's Choice: Jaap Waverlijn - Faculty of Law
After the UG competition, a video of the winning pitch will be sent to the Coimbra Group. From the submitted video's, their Doctoral Studies Working Group will choose the top three entries by April 16th 2018. These three shortlisted candidates will compete at the Coimbra Group Annual Conference in Salamanca from May 30th till June 1st 2018.
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