3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that showcases UNSW’s innovative PhD candidates, who have just 3 minutes to explain their world-changing research and why it is important.

3MT 2022 Finalists, Md Mahmudul Hasan and Merryn Baker

Congratulations to the UNSW 2023 3 Minute Thesis Winners!

First Prize: Sascha Spencer, School of Clinical Medicine - Eye-Opening Education for Doctors
Sascha will progress through to the Asia-Pacific 3MT and Universitas 21 competitions

Runner Up: Apeksha Goswami, School of Chemical Engineering - Putting the Marble in Meat

Third Prize: Jordan White, School of Social Sciences - Children's Care and Custody Pathways: The Missing Pieces

Highly Commended: Brian Barbour, School of Global & Public Law - Building New State Asylum Systems from the Ground Up in Asia

People's Choice Award: Wendi Wijarwadi, School of Education - Teacher Collaboration: Unravelling Indonesia's Practices

This particular event is an epitome of what UNSW really brings out in people.  These wonderful PhD Candidates are addressing real life issues and they’re passionate about it.


Dr Sonu Bhaskar, Director of Global Health Neurology Lab
Recent 3MT Judge

It’s really gratifying to see so much social impact … I was blown away tonight, all the research that is being done is very important, so being able to communicate research in just three minutes is a good skill for every researcher to develop.


Zina Kaye, Innovator and Strategist, Holly
Recent 3MT Judge

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