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Training Schedule for 3MT

The research you do today or in the future, potentially has the power to change people’s lives – but only if they know about it and understand how it applies to them.

In a recent article in the Canberra Times, University of Canberra scientist, Professor Janine Deakin ranked communication skills as the number one ‘soft skill’ needed by researchers and academics because it can ensure your work gets heard.

The UC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) and Pitch for Funds (P4F) program (below) is a research communication training ground, where you will learn how to get your research on the radar of potential customers, supporters and beneficiaries and grab the attention of investors and collaborators.

At the end of the training program there will be a chance to present your research to the public and win prize money.

3MT/P4F training program (selected workshops)
Thursday 7 June: Extending outwards: how to present and network at conferences and eventsRegister now!
Wednesday 13 June: Shameless self-promotionRegister now!
Wednesday 27 June: How to pitch, perform and persuade – an overviewRegister now!
Friday 6 July: Captivating presentationsRegister now!
Friday 13 July: Speech writing. Register now!
Wednesday 18 July: Eye-catching multimediaRegister now!
Monday 23 July: Boosting your career with social mediaRegister now!
Wednesday 25 July: Pitches-in-progress: a session to help you write and deliver a research pitchRegister now!
Friday 27 July: Refine your speech and receive feedback (one-to-one coaching). Register now!
Tuesday 7 August: Pitch coaching. Register now!
Friday 24 August: Present like a pro (one-to-one coaching). Register now!

Thursday 30 August: Three Minute Thesis final