3MT Three Minute Thesis Information Sessions

December 16, 2019

Event Details

Event Type Other
Intended for Enrolled students / Applying students / International students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) January 21, 2020 10:00 — January 23, 2020 16:00
Location Hongo Area Campus,Komaba Area Campus,Kashiwa Area Campus
Venue Please see "When and Where" below.
Capacity 100 people
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method No advance registration required
Contact For inquiries, please contact the Division for Strategic Public Relations via e-mail:
events.adm<at> (please relplace <at> with @)

Celebrate your research! Win valuable prizes!


1st Prize: ¥300,000 and a trip to Brisbane, Australia
2nd Prize: ¥200,000
People’s Choice Award: ¥100,000


Prizes will be awarded as research grants to the winning students’ labs.

About the Competition

The Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) is a speech competition where students currently pursuing a PhD speak about their research for three minutes with one static PowerPoint slide. All research topics are welcome. 3MT provides participants with an opportunity to practice presentation and communication skills and network with other researchers. The UTokyo winner will join the 3MT international competition in Australia.

About the Information Sessions

These Information Sessions are casual opportunities to learn more about the competition or receive personalized advice on your application. Please drop-in to an Information Session whenever is convenient for you. No reservation is necessary.

Anyone is welcome to drop-in to the Info Sessions. 3MT Competitors must be current UTokyo PhD students as of May 2020.

When and Where

Hongo Campus: Tuesday, January 21st (2020/01/21) from 10:00 to 16:00, Go Global Center lobby space, Faculty of Science Building #1 East
Building number 99 on the campus map:

Komaba Campus: Wednesday, January 22nd (2020/01/22) from 10:00 to 16:00, Communications Plaza North Building Multipurpose room #3(多目的教室3)P205
Highlighted in red on this campus map:

Kashiwa Campus: Thursday, January 23rd (2020/01/23) from 10:00 to 16:00, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, First Floor Gallery (lobby space)
Building #12 on campus map:


More information

For more information, email the Division for Strategic Public Relations at events.adm<at>  (replace <at> with @) or see the links below.

Access Map
Kashiwa Campus
Hongo Campus
Komaba Campus