Call for Competitors - "3 minute Thesis COIMBRA" competition

The Coimbra group is organizing CG 3MT, a “3 minute thesis” competition in English. Member Universities organize a regional competition to select one candidate for the final competition, to be held in Krakow (Poland) on 5-7 June 2019 and you are invited to participate.

In this context, the Doctoral College LR Universities and the Montpellier University Doctoral College are co-organizing a regional competition to select one candidate for the international competition. Take this opportunity to improve your skills in scientific mediation and in English communication, and prepare yourself for job and post-doc interviews.

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 The process is as follows:

 -Candidates must register before November the 21th at the following link: http://bit.ly/3MTCOIMBRA

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-A first audition will be held on December the 4th in Montpellier. Candidates must prepare a 3 minutes talk describing their thesis subject, in terms that should be understandable by non-specialists. It is possible to prepare one  slide illustrating the subject, only one image with no animation. Candidates will be selected to prepare for the competition.

 -These PhD students will be offered a 3-day training session in January on public speech and scientific mediation.

  -The Regional competition will be held on february the 12th, in front of a multidisciplinary jury. Candidates will be filmed and the video of the selected student will be sent to the Coimbra group for the international competition. PhD students who have achieved the 3 best presentations will have the opportunity to participate in the final competition in Krakow.

 Transport fees can be paid by the College for PhD students from Nîmes and Perpignan.