Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition that challenges master's and Ph.D. students to describe their research topic and its significance in just 3 minutes to a general audience. Students are allowed to use one static slide, and no additional transitions, animation, video, or props. Presentations are all spoken word, and exclude songs and theatrical performances.

This collection of streaming videos shows the finalists of each year's 3MT competition at Illinois State University.

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Agriculture - Student Presentations

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Elected Officials Views of Agricultural Education in Illinois, Perry Harlow
Agriculture
2018

Biological Sciences - Student Presentations

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When Resistance is Futile: Exploring Terminal Investment in Crickets, Kristin Duffield
Biological Sciences
2018

Chemistry - Student Presentations

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Alkyne Combustion: Experimental and Computational Studies of HCO Formation, Matt Drummer
Chemistry
2017

Communication - Student Presentations

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Attributions of Camera Mistakes in Live Sports Broadcasts, Ben Lynn
Communication
2018

English - Student Presentations

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When is a children’s/young adult novel feminist enough?, Tharini Viswanath
English
2018

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Body Composition: Reading, Writing, and Resisting Weight Loss Autobiography as Biopolitical Pedagogy, Katie Browne
English
2017

Family and Consumer Sciences - Student Presentations

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The Effects of Highlighting Healthy Options on Consumer Food Choices in a Foodbank Setting, Katie Grabow
Family and Consumer Sciences
2018

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Scheduling Recess: Perceptions of School Professionals, Reilly McKinnis
Family and Consumer Sciences
2018

History - Student Presentations

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"Fortune Will Favour the Brave": Irish Women Come to America 1845 - 1870, Erin Barr
History
2017

Kinesiology and Recreation - Student Presentations

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Cupping Goes GOLD, Maddie Biehl
Kinesiology and Recreation
2017

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Swimmers, Posture, and Shoulder Pain, Gretchen Paulson
Kinesiology and Recreation
2017

Nursing - Student Presentations

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Comparing the effectiveness of complementary interventions on Persistent Pain and Comfort in Elder Residents, Michele Shropshire
Nursing
2017

Psychology - Student Presentations

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Implicit Sexism Predicts Intellectual Devaluation of Men with Feminist Partners, Erika Rosenberger
Psychology
2018

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Examining Different Reasons Why People Accept or Reject Scientific Claims, Emillio Lobato
Psychology
2017

Special Education - Student Presentations

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Measuring the Longitudinal Communication Growth of Learners Who are Deafblind, Kristi Probst
Special Education
2017

Teaching and Learning - Student Presentations

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Improving Assessment to Improve Learning, Daniel Frederking
Teaching and Learning
2018

Theatre and Dance - Student Presentations

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Key Factors Contributing to the Downfall of the Equestrian Circus, Veronica Painter
Theatre and Dance
2018

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Creating Characters Through Costumes, Amanda Vander Byl
Theatre and Dance
2018

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Without Blue: Maori Storytelling and Color, Ethan Hollinger
Theatre and Dance
2017

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Costume Design: Balancing History and Our Story, Anna Hill
Theatre and Dance
2017