Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Graduate School to Host Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Doug Hensley

October 3, 2023

Annual event brings master’s and doctoral students together to summarize their research for non-specific audience.

3 Minute Thesis

WHAT:  Texas Tech's University's Graduate School Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

WHEN:  Friday (Oct. 6) competition begins at 9:30 a.m. with finals set for 1:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Second floor of the Student Union Building (Matador, Canyon, Mesa, Playa, Traditions and Bell Tower rooms).

EVENT:  The annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MTÒ) competition celebrates the research taking place in Texas Tech's Graduate School by giving master's and doctoral students the opportunity to summarize their work for a non-specific audience. The concept, developed at the University of Queensland in 2008, also allows currently enrolled students to sharpen their communication skills as they use one PowerPoint slide to explain their research in three minutes or less. Winners will be announced later Friday.


CONTACT:  Kim Cappillino
Director of marketing, Graduate School, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-3374