U21 3MT® 2020 Competition

View all the 2020 3MT® entries below!

First developed by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT®) challenges research students to communicate the significance of their projects to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes.



Gravity is Pathetic! Shedding light on Gravity with models of spinning black hole mergers

Lucy Thomas
  • University of Birmingham
  • Ecology and diversity of camouflage in New Zealand stick insects

    Morgane Merien
  • The University of Auckland
  • With a little help from my spouse: real world language complexity in young and older adults

    Minxia Luo
  • University of Zurich
  • Inclusion of Mental Disability in the Criminal Justice System

    Jane Richards
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • Low-cost solar energy with low-cost materials: A tale of three grown up pigs

    Bruno Vicari Stefani
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Specters of disability: Crip bodies in Latin American literature

    Carlos Ayram
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Enabled by Faith: Facing the challenges of gender, disability and HIV in Nigeria

    Jessie Fubara-Manuel
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • Demystifying the Gut-Brain-Axis

    Ashley Chapin
  • University of Maryland
  • Listening to butterflies with brainwaves

    Ciaran McGeady
  • University of Glasgow
  • Waste to Wonder

    Yoong Xin Pang
  • University of Nottingham
  • Transforming lives: pets and people

    Carmen Glanville
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The role and impact of Social Media on white informal settlements in Gauteng

    Suzette Leal
  • University of Johannesburg
  • To sleep or not to sleep?

    Emma Schimke
  • The University of Queensland
  • Decoding of motor information from brain signals

    Luis Guillermo Hernandez Rojas
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Investigating Alzheimers Disease cell by cell

    Gabriel Chew
  • National University of Singapore
  • Can we Prevent Dementia through a Healthy Lifestyle?

    Keivan Javanshiri
  • Lund University
  • Prepare for Surgery

    Simon Van Eyndhoven
  • KU Leuven
  • TB or Not TB

    Thomas Hall
  • University College Dublin