Idaho’s First Statewide Three Minute Thesis/3 Minute Masters Competition

Graduate Research in Idaho

One state.
One scholar.
One slide.
One panel of judges.

And three minutes to give it all they’ve got.

An 80,000 word PhD thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit... 3 minutes

Save the date and plan to attend Idaho’s first statewide Three Minute Thesis/3 Minute Masters Competition!

Date: February 12, 2019

Event: 1:00 pm – 4:30 p.m.

Reception: 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Location: The Egyptian Theatre – Boise, ID

Graduate students from Boise State UniversityUniversity of Idaho and Idaho State University will present their master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation research in just three minutes and with only one slide.

This research competition will feature 15 participants – five students from each institution – vying for the First ($500), Second ($300) and Third ($200) place, determined by judges at the final round. Finalists are also eligible to win a People’s Choice award ($500) based on audience votes. Make sure to join us and vote for your favorite presentation.

This event is free and open to the public.



The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research and communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. Visit for more information.