2021 3MT Doctoral Final

Date: Wednesday 11 August 2021
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Join us for a night of academic insight and entertainment. The 3MT final is an event not to be missed!

The winner will be awarded the Professor John D. McCraw Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Oratory Presentation of Doctoral Research, and a cash prize of $1000NZD. The winner will also represent the University of Waikato at the 2021 Virtual Asia- Pacific 3MT Competition hosted by the University of Queensland.

Request your electronic ticket via the Eventbrite link to attend the 2021 3MT Doctoral Final. This is a free event, ticketing is to ensure we have adequate space for all attendees and can contact-trace if needed.

Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Semi-finals online showcase will be on Monday 27 September 2021 and the virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT finals will be on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

For more information for the Asia-Pacific 3MT competition visit

People’s Choice Award

There will also be a People’s Choice Award. All audience members will be able to cast a single vote on the night. This should be based on which candidate they felt best communicated their area of research to the audience.