Three Minute Thesis Competition

3MT®, founded by the University of Queensland, is an academic competition that cultivates students’ presentation and communication skills and challenges them to describe their research within only three minutes to a general audience with one static slide. It’s an amazing experience for students to show their presentation skills and be rewarded for their research ideas and motivation in an interesting way.

The competition is open to all students in a research-based bachelor, masters or doctoral program attending M2GARSS. The topic of the thesis/research should be closely linked to one of the fields of interest of the IEEE GRSS which are the theory, concepts, and techniques of science and engineering as they apply to the remote sensing of the earth, oceans, atmosphere, and space, as well as the processing, interpretation, and dissemination of this information.

There will be two stages in the competition.

  • Submission of a short video (1-3 minutes) describing the thesis/research topic by uploading it to a video platform (YouTube, Google, Vimeo, TikTok, etc.) and filling this form here indicating the video URL by February 20, 2022.

    The top 10 submissions will be selected by February 27, 2022 and invited to the final round of the competition at M2GARSS, which will take place virtually. The judging criteria for this phase are presentation skills (40%), scientific quality (40%) and originality (20%) of the topic presented.

  • Final presentation of the 3 minutes to an audience and adjudicating panel during M2GARSS. Three winners will be selected based on the following competition rules and awarded with exciting prizes in the value of 500$, 300$ and 200$ and “Best 3MT award” certificates from IEEE GRSS.

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