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Virtual HKU Three Minute Thesis Competition 2022

Date Time Venue
March 15 - April 26, 2022
- Online


If you are a final-year PhD/MPhil/PD student and would like to showcase your research to a general audience and challenge yourself, don’t miss the opportunity to join the Virtual HKU Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition 2022!  Explain your research to everybody in simple terms in 3 minutes! 
HKU 3MT Competition is an annual event jointly organised by the Graduate School and the Knowledge Exchange Office (KEO) for the final-year research postgraduate (RPg) students and professional doctorate (PD) students.  In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing social distancing measures and restrictions on public gatherings and travel, HKU 3MT 2022 will be hosted again in a virtual format (video submission).  
For details of the Competition, including the 3MT concept, eligibility criteria, presentation rules, judging criteria, video clips of past 3MT finalists, and other related information, please visit the HKU 3MT website (https://3mt.hku.hk).  Should you wish to get the latest information about the Competition, please “LIKE” KEO’s Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/hkukeo).
Registration Deadline: 5pm on April 26, 2022 (NO late registrations will be accepted.)
Submission Deadline for 3-minute presentation video and PowerPoint slide: 5pm on May 26, 2022 
Champion: HK$10,000
1st Runner-up: HK$6,500
2nd Runner-up: HK$3,500
Online People’s Choice Award: HK$1,000
For registration to enter the Virtual HKU 3MT Competition, the following TWO steps must be completed:
[1] Preliminary registration using the HKU Event Management System (EMS): 
https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?ueid=80688 (HKU Portal login required) 
EMS Registration Deadline: 5pm on April 26, 2022 (NO late registrations will be accepted.)
[2] Each registrant must submit his/her primary supervisor’s completed endorsement form (downloadable at https://www.ke.hku.hk/assets/3mt/2022/Form.pdf) to KEO by 5pm on May 3, 2022 to complete the registration process. 
For enquiries, please contact KEO at keoffice@hku.hk.