The 3MT competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. For details about the 2019 competition, see here.
Dean Tara Meyer will answer questions from students interested in participating in the upcoming Dietrich School Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that supports graduate students in developing effective communication and presentation skills. Participants discuss the nature, originality, and significance of their dissertation research for non-specialist audiences. Dietrich School students, chosen by their departments, will compete for prizes in the school-wide competition on March 22. The winners will go on to represent the Dietrich School at the University-wide competition on April 1.
Teaching portfolios are an important component of many academic job applications and the promotion process: it is never too early in your teaching career to begin developing yours. While teaching portfolios vary widely, this workshop presents some guidelines to follow and some basic strategies you can use to ensure that your portfolio will best demonstrate your teaching experience, accomplishments, and potential. Whether you are just beginning to teach or about to enter the job market, this workshop will enable you to compile and develop your best teaching portfolio.
Come and learn all you need to know to compete in the second annual Pitt Three Minute Thesis, to be held on April 1, 2019. In this workshop, Meghan Culpepper from the Office of the Provost will review the rules and eligibility requirements for the 3MT Competition, and Dr.
Mary Zaborskis and Alaina Roberts, inaugural Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows, will guide graduate students through elements of creating a strong diversity statement when applying for jobs.