Student presents

Students present their research in three minutes.

Student presentation

Competitors must be able to articulate their work in front of a large audience.

Spectators at event

The fourteen shortlisted students will present to an audience of their peers.

Judges watch presentation

Performers will be judged by a panel of judges comprising of academics and research leaders.

Watch the Competition!

If you would like to reserve a space in the audience of the competition, please complete this brief form here

Master's 3⋅60 is a competition where Master's students present their research within three minutes to an audience of their peers and a panel of judges. The Competition ran for the first time in 2017, and is returning on Wednesday 04 July 2018

The winners are awarded with the following: 

  • 1st Prize: £250
  • 2nd Place: £150
  • 3rd Place: £100
  • People's Choice: £150

Please note that the closing date for applications is Friday 25 May 2018.

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The Final:

The Competition is taking place on Wednesday 04 July 2018, 14:00-16:30. 

Finalists will be required to present within three minutes to a panel of judges and a live audience. The presentation will include four PowerPoint slides, one for each of the following:

  1. Cover slide: Must contain the Title of the project, Name, and Department. Optional: any images.
  2. Research Problem: Why is this project interesting: highlight the research problem.  What are you trying to find out: research question?
  3. Method: What approaches are you using to try and solve the research problem?
  4. Impact: What sort of impact will it have? Consider any benefits to academia, society, economy and the environment

The judges will select their three winners, and the audience will vote for their favourite presentation. The audience will also be asked to vote on their winner in the People's Choice Award.  

This Year's Finalists:

The sixteen presenters at this year's competition are listed below. If you would like to reserve a place in the audience to watch, please complete the brief registration link on the right-hand side of the page. 

Sasha Abid-Yaghmai, Department of Chemical Engineering - Cystallisation of Carbamazepine Polymorphs on Foreign Surfaces
Uzbaig Barlas, Department of Chemical Engineering - Dual-Polymer Flocculation of Sand Particles in Oil Reservoirs
Eleanor Brian, Department of Medicine - Monetary Reward and Obesity
Erica Crittendon, School of Public Health - The Predictors and Impact of Longterm ART Adherence in People Living with HIV in Brazil
Rosie Dutt, Department of Chemistry - Brain Changes in Attention and Response Inhibition Tasks Following a Brain Injury in Children
Ritobrata Ghose, Department of Surgery and Cancer - The Mouse Mesentery: A New Model to Study Cancer Cell Invasion
Lauren Headley, Department of Surgery and Cancer - A Lung Cancer Diagnosis Right Under Our Noses
Adriaan Hilbers, Department of Mathematics - Good Years and Bad Years
Jack Hopkins, Department of Life Sciences - Novel Approaches to Combat Breast Cancer: Preventing Metastasis
Janice Law, Department of Life Sciences - Assessing the Global Status of Pelagic Sharks and Rays
Teodora Mateeva, Department of Chemistry - Exploring the Reactivity of Fluoroform for Cancer Drug Development
Abdul Naeem, Department of Bioengineering - Using Augmented Reality for EVD Insertion
Morgan Roberts, Department of Bioengineering - Sensorimotor Learning: Adapting in a Dynamic Environment
Alexandra Rother, Department of Medicine - Functional Studies in Cell Culture to Study the Role of a Novel Mutation in ALS
Francis Shaw, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Pride and Prejudice: Potential of Major Oil and Gas Companies to Transform and Contribute in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy System 
Jill Ziesmer, Department of Bioengineering - Keratin Coating for Bone-Anchored Implants