3 Minute Postdoc Slam

UBC Postdoctoral fellows and research associates will be presenting at the 2nd  annual 3 Minute Postdoc Slam (3MPS)

Members of the public and the UBC community are invited to attend!

3MPS is a university-wide friendly competition where competitors have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their postdoctoral research to a non-specialist audience. Our event will be modeled after the UBC Grad Studies 3 Minute Thesis event, with a few adjustments. 3 Minute Thesis originated at the University of Queensland in 2008.

Here are the rules :

  • A single static PowerPoint slide is permitted. No slide transitions, animations or 'movement' of any description are allowed.
  • No additional electronic media (e.g. sound and video files) are permitted.
  • No additional props (e.g. laser pointers, costumes, musical instruments, laboratory equipment) are permitted.
  • Presentations are limited to 3 minutes maximum, strictly enforced.
  • Presentations may be in the form of spoken words, poems, raps or songs.

Winners will be eligible for cash prizes!

Room LSC3 - Life Sciences Institute - 2350 Health Sciences Mall
Offered by: 
UBC Postdoc Assoication (PDA)
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Please arrive on time - a reception to follow.

Information for participants can be found in the Postdocs section of this website.

Wednesday, 30 April 2014