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What is the 3MT® Competition?
The 3MT®, developed at the University of Queensland, challenges participants to  present their research—in just three minutes using everyday language—to  an audience.  Detailed information about 3MT® is available here:  (

Who is eligible to participate in the 3MT® Competition?
Any Ohio State undergraduate student who will be graduating in Autumn 2018 or Spring 2019 and has a completed research project (i.e., you have collected and analyzed data and can discuss your study's results and findings) are eligible to participate in the event. We welcome students from any academic discipline to submit an application.

When will the 3MT® Competition take place?

The 3MT® Competition is being held in the Ohio Union's Senate Chamber Room from 12:00-2:00pm during the 2018 Autumn Undergraduate Research Festival. The date of the Festival is Thursday, November 1, 2018. More information on the Festival can be found here.

How can I apply to present in the 3MT® Competition?
The application for the 2018 Autumn 3MT® Competition has passed.

Congratulations to our 2018 Spring 3MT® Competition Winners!

  • First Place: Anthony Milian, Dance
  • Second Place: Maya Gosztyla, Molecular Genetics and Neuroscience
  • Third Place: Eleni Packis, Public Policy Analysis and Economics
  • Honorable Mentions: Sunny Kwok, Biomedical Engineering and Samantha Goode, Psychology and English Creative Writing

A complete list of winners from all 3 Minute Thesis Competitions can be found here.