The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is a university-wide competition for research-based masters thesis and doctoral students at the University of Waterloo.

Competitors have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research to a non-specialist audience.

Check out past presentations from School of Public Health and Health Systems 3MT finalists:

The experience of food insecurity among post-secondary students: Barriers, coping strategies, and perceived health and academic outcomes

Factors affecting disability duration among Northern Ontario workers


Individual flexibility, population equity in home care service planning


Transitional care for persons with dementia and their caregivers


Does a high-fat diet affect inflammation and leptin signaling in female rat brains?


Health equity and social capital

Beauty and the beach: skin cancer and tanning in the mass media


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