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King's College London Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Could you explain your doctoral research to a lay audience in just three minutes?

The rules are simple: explain your research to a non-specialist audience in three minutes. No props, sound, moving images, poems, raps, songs or mimes are allowed; only a single static PowerPoint slide is permissible.

Faculty heats were held in April and two winners from each heat went through to the King’s 3MT Grand Final 2022.

The Grand Final winner, Julia Fajardo-Sanchez received a prize of £500 towards research, conference, or public engagement activity expenses, and the runner-up, Alex Martin received a prize of £250.

Julia will go on to represent the university at the national 3MT competition, so make sure to look out for next year's registration announcement for a chance to gain national exposure for your research!

Watch the 201720182020 and 2021 King’s finalists in action, and read our blog posts from 2021 and 2022 for lots of useful tips and advice. And don’t forget to check out the official 3MT Competitor Guide.

Click here to watch the Three Minute Thesis Webinar recorded on 29/03/2022, with tips and advice on how to put together a captivating slide and deliver a great presentation that will maximise your chances of winning.

Three Minute Thesis 2022

Read our blog post, King’s 3MT Grand Final 2022, to learn more about the 2022 finalists and their advice for future participants. You can also view the finalists presentations from this year and previous years below.

Three Minute Thesis 2022


Three Minute Thesis 2021


Three Minute Thesis 2020


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