The Doctoral Researcher Summer Showcase is back for 2021
The annual Summer Showcase for doctoral researchers will be held in-person and online between 21-25 June 2021.
It is the perfect opportunity for doctoral researchers at both campuses to show off their work to a public audience. There are two parts of the Summer Showcase; the Research Showcase and the Three Minute Thesis Competition.
The Doctoral College is encouraging doctoral researchers in all Institutes and Schools to try a creative and fun approach to present their work and experiences.
Suggestions for the Research Show case include:
- Baking your thesis and sharing this online – inspiration can be found by searching #BakeYourPhD on Twitter
- Writing a poem, song or rap
- Creating a poster
- Making a comic strip
- Writing a magazine or news article
- Filming a ‘breaking’ TV story
- Building or sculpting a scene
Please complete the online form to enter. The closing date is 15 June.
The Summer Showcase will also feature the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.
Participants have three minutes (and a single slide) in which to present a compelling oration on your thesis and its significance. 3MT is not an exercise in trivialising or ‘dumbing-down’ research, but challenges you to consolidate your ideas and research discoveries so they can be presented concisely to a non-specialist audience.
Entries close on 15 June.
Visit the Doctoral College’s Summer Showcase webpage for more details.
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