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3-minute thesis competition

posted Oct 12, 2016, 1:07 PM by - nanotech   [ updated Oct 12, 2016, 4:40 PM ]

Are you doing cutting-edge research in nanotechnology? Can you showcase your Ph.D. thesis in 3 minutes or less?

The University of Alberta Nanotechnology Group invites you to participate in a 3-minute thesis competition, modeled after the 3MT competition. The competition will take place on November 2, 2016 at 4 pm as part of a by-invitation-only nanotechnology workshop at the National Institute for Nanotechnology. This competition aims to hone your communication and presentation skills. Challenge yourself to summarizing your Ph.D. in a fun and approachable way. The judging panel will be made up of internationally-recognized researchers and leadership.  The winner will be awarded a cash prize, swag, and bragging rights. 

When: November 2, 2016 at 4 pm

Who: PhD. students/candidates doing nano related research

Where: Taylor Room, NINT Building, University of Alberta Campus

Format:  3 minutes, 1 slide - follow FGSR guidelines

Deadline: Oct 26, 2016 at noon

We have a limited number of spaces available for this exciting event, so please email us if you are interested in taking part in the competition. Finalists will be notified by Oct. 28, 2016. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at