You’ve got three minutes

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Written by Emilie Vrain

Trying to captivate non-specialist audiences with research can sometimes been tricky for academics, having to avoid jargon and maintain interest. A competition was developed called the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) to encourage researchers to summarise and clarify the background of their research and present their findings in an intelligent and engaging way – similar to a mini TedTalk. SILCI team member Emilie Vrain recently won 2nd prize at the 2019 Researcher Summit 3MT with a presentation titled ‘Ever talked about Smart Homes, Car Sharing or Digital Farmers Markets?’