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Friday, February 16, 2018 — 11:50 AM to 1:30 PM EST

Watch, listen, learn - and support our graduate students! Join the 2018 Faculty of Arts Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat and find out about the latest research and ideas of Arts grad students. 

The competition

The 3MT is a friendly contest challenging graduate students to communicate their research in a clear, concise, and captivating way. Competitors can use just one slide and have three minutes to present their thesis and why it matters to a rapt audience. The Arts heat winner(s) will advance the the University of Waterloo 3MT competition on March 21, 2018.
 

Graduate student on stage presentingAndria Bianchi, PhD candidate in Philosophy, won as runner-up in the 2017 University 3MT. Read about her research.

Judging

The heat will have a chair to host and ensure the competition runs smoothly and the rules are followed. And, of course there will be three judges. For 2018, these supportive individuals are:

  • Chair — Nancy Mattes, Arts alum BA '89 Drama, Associate Director, Arts Advancement
  • Judge — David Tucker, Arts alum PhD '79 Psychology
  • Judge — Stacy Reda, Arts alum MA '14 Classical Studies; Administrative Coordinator, Anthropology
  • Judge — Peter Woolstencroft, Professor Emeritus, Political Science

Prizes

  • 3MT Arts heat winner(s) will receive a $100 certificate for UWaterloo Bookstore, and advance to the University 3MT finals on March 21, 2018.
  • Each competitor will receive a gift for participating and sharing their research.
  • Surprise prize for the audience member who can correctly guess the judges' top pick.

Lunch

Yes, there is free lunch. Pizza, veggies, and water (bring your own bottle/cup!) will be available for competitors and all attendees.

Location 
HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities
HH 1102 (School of Accounting & Finance wing)
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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