How to prepare

Since the inception of the Three Minute Thesis challenge at the University of Queensland in 2008, a host of tips, resources and past presentations have been made available to help students prepare.


Feb. 13 - Dr. David Creelman, Professor and Chair in the Department of English at UNB Saint John and winner of a 3M National Teaching Fellowship award, will provide a workshop guiding students in how to deliver a successful presentation.

  • Time: 11:30am
  • Location: Marshal D'avray Room 143

Cannot attend in person? Sign into our webinar.

Feb. 15 - Online workshop - communicating your research

This short online workshop highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on three common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis: Presentation skills; writing skills; and poster creation.

  • Start Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • End Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Format: Online Workshop
  • Access: Multi-day - Can be accessed at any time during the workshop’s start and end date but must be completed within the two week period specified above
  • Estimated Completion Time: Approximately 1 hour

Register online.

Coaching sessions

Students who have registered for the UNB 3MT event and are deemed eligible to participate should plan to attend coaching sessions that will be held mid-to-late March. Dates and time slots will be announced for small groups of students to deliver their presentation and receive feedback from faculty coaches.

Other resources

From videos of finalists from our National competition, to a world wide showcase, the resources below are here to help you succeed.