Key Dates

In 2022, the Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition will be in a virtual (video submission) format.

Summary of key dates

Activity Date
Registrations open 23 May 2022
3MT Information Session 31 May 2022
3MT Training Session 15 June 2022
Registrations close 17 June 2022
3MT video submission deadline 15 July 2022, 5:00pm
Virtual Faculty 3MT Final round commences (including possible School round) 25 July 2022
University of Adelaide 3MT Final 13 September 2022
Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Final 19 October 2022

Note: As per Eligibility requirements, all registered students will participate in the Virtual 3MT Faculty round. However, only PhD students who have successfully completed their Major Review prior to the video submission deadline will be eligible to progress as a faculty finalist to the Virtual 3MT University Final.  

Further information

  • Virtual University of Adelaide 3MT final

    The University 3MT Final will bring together video submissions from ten (10) faculty finalists across the University of Adelaide, in celebration of the exciting HDR research being undertaken across all areas of research.

    Although video submissions will be judged in the virtual 3MT format in the place of live presentations, a live University 3MT Final event will still be held as part of the Research Tuesdays series where finalists will present to a live audience and the University of Adelaide 3MT winner will be announced:

    Date Location
    Tuesday 13 September 2022 TBC
  • Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT final

    The 2022 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Final will bring together video submissions from 3MT finalists from across Australia, New Zealand, Oceania, North-East Asia and South-East Asia.  

    The University of Adelaide 3MT winner will represent our University in this National final.

    Event details Date Location
    Final online showcase/judging Monday 10 October 2022 TBC
    Final – Winners announced Wednesday 19 October 2022 TBC