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Three Minute Thesis Competition 2022

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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Originally conceived by the University of Queensland, the Three Minute ThesisĀ (3MTĀ®) competition challenges Caltech graduate students to explain their research in an engaging and clear three-minute talk intended for a non-specialist audience. This year's event is jointly sponsored by the Caltech Library and the Graduate Studies Office.

3MT will take place on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm (Pacific). Caltech ID holders may register to attend in person and anyone may register to view the livestream.

Register for the in person event here:

Register for the livestream here:

There will be four prizes awarded:

  • $3,000 for first place (sponsored by EBSCO)
  • $2,000 for second place (sponsored by Elsevier)
  • $1,000 for third place (sponsored by Wiley)
  • $500 for the audience favorite chosen by attendees (sponsored by Springer/Nature)

The event's sponsors include:

For more information, please contact Caltech Librry by email at [email protected] or visit