One by one, the graduate students walk to the front of the auditorium, with three minutes – and not a second more – to present their original research findings before an attentive audience and panel of judges.
In UNC-Chapel Hill’s second-annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, held Nov. 1. Patrick Lang, a doctoral student in cell biology and physiology, won the competition and advances to the March 2017 regional competition in Annapolis, Md.
Doctoral student Nick Wagner won UNC-Chapel Hill’s first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. He talks about how he benefited from thinking of his dissertation that way– and why he thinks other graduate students would benefit, too.