2018 3MT Doctoral Final

Date: Wednesday 8 August, 2018   
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: PWC, Waikato Management School, Hamilton 
Cost: FREE

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

This is a free public event and everyone is welcome to attend.

The top ten finalists for 3MT Doctoral Final are:

  • Ruwani Fernando - Waikato Management School
  • Suzanne Trask - Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education
  • Korey Rubenstein - Waikato Management School
  • Christina Hanna - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Mauricio Kimura - Te Piringa - Faculty of Law
  • Rachel Nepia - Faculty of Science & Engineering
  • Dinali Ranmadugala - Faculty of Science & Engineering
  • Francis Okpaleke - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Truely Harding - Waikato Management School
  • Mohana Mondal - Waikato Management School

The winner will be awarded the Professor John D. McCraw Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Oratory Presentation of Doctoral Research, a prize of $1,500, and will represent Waikato at the  2018 Asia Pacific 3MT Competition at the University of Queensland on 27 September 2018. The runner-up will receive $1,000 in research funding.

People’s Choice Award

There will also be a People’s Choice Award. All audience members who attend the final, and are not competing, will be invited to cast a single vote. This should be based on which candidate they felt best communicated their area of research to the audience.  The People’s Choice Award carries a prize of $500.

Refreshments will be provided at the conclusion of the event.

We look forward to seeing you there!