6+1 reasons why a graduate student should consider 3MT/MT180

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It’s January, and this means several things: The weather is cold, the Montreal Island is covered in snow and ice, the Winter term has begun… and it’s Three Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes time!

As it is explained here and here, Three Minute Thesis/Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes (3MT/MT180) is a competition in which graduate students present their thesis topic to a non-specialistic audience, paying attention to two strict limits: Their speech must last 3 minutes or less, and they have to show one static slide.

If you are studying at the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences like me, you have just had the possibility to participate in the Lister Family Engaged Science Macdonald Campus 3-Minute Thesis Competition, that took place on January 11th.

Otherwise, no matter what your faculty is, if you are a graduate student in a program that includes…

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