World-renowned research-explaining contest: 3-Minute Thesis 2023

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Participate, share, and learn in the Three Minute Thesis Competition this year! 

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a competition that supports graduate students in communicating and presenting their research in succinct and engaging ways. Participants have just three minutes to explain the significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. It's not only a crucial skill, it's also a lot of fun and a great experience!

In 2011, then-SCARP student Ren Thomas presented for 3MT. Take a look!

'Practicality and Flexibility: A case study of Filipino immigrants in Toronto' is Ren's thesis pitch:

This could be your year to shine! Reach out to your department to participate in one of the departmental heats, or register for one of the campus-wide open heats. Students participating can sign up to receive coaching sessions, tips on communicating their research and have their slide reviewed in advance of their presentation.  

Visit for more information and to sign-up!

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