3MT Doctoral Finals

Date Wednesday 10 August 2022
Time 5:30pm
Where Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Contact Te Mata Kairangi School of Graduate Research
Contact email
Admission Cost Free

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Join us for a night of academic insight and entertainment. The 3MT final is an event not to be missed!

The winner will be awarded the Professor John D. McCraw Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Oratory Presentation of Doctoral Research, and a cash prize of $1000NZD. The winner will also represent the University of Waikato at the 2022 Virtual Asia- Pacific 3MT Competition hosted by the University of Queensland.

Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Semi-finals online showcase will be on Monday 26 September 2022 and the virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT finals will be on Wednesday 19 October 2022.

For more information for the Asia-Pacific 3MT competition visit

People’s Choice Award

There will also be a People’s Choice Award. All audience members will be able to cast a single vote on the night. This should be based on which candidate they felt best communicated their area of research to the audience.

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