In 2022, the UWI Mona Library in collaboration with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research hosted the second staging of The UWI Mona Edition of the prestigious Three Minute Thesis 3MT® Competition. 11 PhD students from the Mona Campus, Cave Hill Campus and St. Augustine participated in the UWI Mona Cross campus Edition. The 2022 competition was an extremely competitive competition, here are the highlights:
Winner of the 2022 Three Minute Thesis Competition from the St. Agustine Campus, Stephannie Mohammed. . Second place winner and People's Choice Winner Davia Peddi seen here receiving her award from Professor Dale Webber Principal of the Mona Campus. Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Mona Campus Professor Dale Webber addressing the audience at the 3MT Awards Ceremony 2022.
Second Place- Davia Peddie- Mona Campus | People's Choice- Davia Peddie- Mona Campus
Active PhD candidates who have successfully passed their MPhil Upgrade Seminar (including candidates whose theses are under submission) by the date of their first presentation are eligible to participate in 3MT® competitions at all levels.
Doctoral researchers who have already done their PhD Oral Examination are not eligible to participate.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance. The competition will challenge students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries, and explain them concisely and effectively in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.
Benefits in Participating
In addition to monetary awards, this is an opportunity for The UWI graduate students to:
The University of the West Indies will expand its reach as a global university through regional/international networking.
In the first year (2020-2021) the competition will see the inauguration and launch of The UWI Mona Campus Edition.
In the second year (2021/2022), the competition will incorporate the other Campuses as The UWI Edition of the 3MT® Competition.
|Information Session||February 23, 2023 at 11a.m.|
|Call for Submission of Entries||February 23, 2023|
|Information Session for Judges||March 1, 2023 at 2 p.m.|
|Final date for Submission of Entries||April 12, 2023|
|Campus Finals||May 27. 2023 at 2pm (Face to Face)|
|UWI Finals||June 27, 2023 at 1pm (via Zoom)|
Mona Campus Finals Rules
Instructions for Submission:
Follow the steps below to ensure the successful submission of your 3MT competition entry.
1. Save your video as: FirstnameLastname-3MT-Category (Category refers to 1st round, second round or finals)
2. Upload your video to your Google Drive account (If you do not have a Gmail account you may create one )
3. Share your video and enable “editor” permissions with firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Complete the registration form below as the final step in submitting your video:
All 3MT® video submissions must be shared with email@example.com.