ARE YOU UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

CALLING ALL MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES PHD STUDENTS

  • Want to present your research to the wider mathematical sciences community?
  • Think you can do it in a concise way?
  • Why not enter the AMSI Three Minute Thesis Competition?

Submit a video of your talk and if selected you will have the opportunity to present your Three Minute Thesis at the AustMS or ANZIAM annual conference and be in the running for a prize.

Please read the eligibility and rules below before submitting your video.

AMSI THREE MINUTE THESIS COMPETITION

KEY DATES & LOCATIONS

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS DUE

29 November 2017

STATE RUN-OFF RESULTS ANNOUNCED

1 December 2017

NATIONAL TITLES

AustMS (Sydney) 12-15 December 2017

Friday 15 December 12.30pm-1.00pm

NATIONAL TITLES

ANZIAM (Hobart) 4-8 February 2018

Tuesday 6 February 1.00pm-1.30pm

STATE RUN-OFFS

Online Video Submission

NATIONAL TITLES

2017 AustMS Conference, Sydney | 2018 ANZIAM Conference, Hobart

INFORMATION & RULES

Eligibility

To submit a video into the State Run-offs you must be:

  • A PhD Student
  • Studying at an AMSI Member institution OR an AustMS member OR ANZIAM member OR a NZMathsSoc member, and
  • Planning to attend either the 2017 AustMS or 2018 ANZIAM annual conference

Note: AMSI does not supply additional funding to support attendance at either annual conferences.

Format

State Run-offs

Participants must submit a video no longer than 3 minutes through the AMSI website.

The video must abide by the following rules:

  • No slides are allowed.
  • No props are allowed.
  • No additional media (e.g. sound or video files)
  • Presentations are to be spoken word (no songs, poems etc.)
  • Videos over 3 minutes will not be considered for selection to the National Titles.

National Titles

Up to 4 students will be selected from each of the 5 state clusters in mathematical sciences. Up to 10 students will be chosen to compete in the National Titles at each conference (AustMS and ANZIAM).

Students will present their talks in person during a lunch break at either the 2017 AustMS Annual Conference or 2018 ANZIAM Annual Conference.

The following rules must be abided by:

  • No slides are allowed.
  • No props are allowed.
  • No additional media (e.g. sound or video files)
  • Presentations are to be spoken word (no songs, poems etc.)
  • Talks must be no longer than 3 minutes (students will be told when to start and warned when their 3 minutes have expired.)

First place and runner up will be awarded at each National Conference.

Judging

State Run-offs

A panel of judges will pick up to four (2 for each national conference) best performances from each state cluster.

National Titles

Talks will be judged by the attendees at the national conferences.

Awards

State Run-offs

Up to four winners (2 AustMS, 2 ANZIAM) from each state cluster will be selected to compete at the National Titles. No other prizes will be awarded.

National Titles

One winner and one runner up will be selected at both the AustMS and ANZIAM Annual Conferences. The winners of the National Title will be awarded $500 prize money and the runner ups will be awarded $250.

State Clusters
  1. Victoria and Tasmania
  2. Western Australia
  3. South Australia and Northern Territory
  4. New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory
  5. Queensland

This is not an official Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) event and we acknowledge the University of Queensland as the original developers of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) concept.