To be eligible for the Three Minute Thesis competition, you must make sure you meet either of the following requirements:
- Active PhD candidates who have successfully passed their confirmation milestone by the date of their first presentation (including thesis under submission) are eligible to participate in all levels of the 3MT competition, including the 3MT® Trans-Tasman Competition . Graduates are not eligible.
- Professional Doctorate by Research candidates (a program composed of at least 2/3 research) who are funded via the Research Training Program are eligible. Professional Doctorate (coursework) students will not be eligible. Masters students will not be eligible for the 3MT® Trans-Tasman Competition .
Please note: MPhil and pre-confirmation PhD candidates can't go through to University finals, but are encouraged to join in and be part of the fun at Faculty level.