In 2021 the 3MT competition will  be presented as a virtual event with video submissions.

The HASS Faculty Final - 3MT competition will feature three prize categories:

Winner: $1000
Runner-up: $500
People's choice: $500

The winner of the Faculty Final will progress to the UQ Final and the People's Choice winner progresses to the Wildcard competition. The winner of the Wildcard Final will also progress to the UQ Final as the Wildcard entrant. Interested PhD candidates should contact their enrolling unit’s HDR Liaison Officer (HLO) (names and contact details listed here) for information on their unit’s competition.

All are welcome. 


Date: Wednesday 4 August 2021

Time: 11am–12pm 

Venue: Zoom (register for link). 


  • Communication and Arts
  • Education
    Michael Jennings
  • Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
    Anthony Cupitt
  • Institute for Social Science Research
    Narayan Panthi
  • Languages and Cultures
    Eve Ansell 
  • Music
    Taana Rose
  • Political Science & International Studies
    Nengzheng Shi
  • Social Science


  • Prof Annemaree Carroll
  • A/Prof Sandra Phillips
  • Prof Jason Stokes



About HASS Faculty 3MT Competitions

The University of Queensland's 3-Minute Thesis competition cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. Presenting in a 3MT competition increases their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

View previous HASS Faculty 3MT Finals - Photos and Videos


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