2016 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition

The 206 Asia-Pacific 3MT competition featured participants from Universities and Institutions from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Japan.

Date Friday 30 September 2016

The University of Queensland
GHD Auditorium
Advanced Engineering Building (49-200)
St Lucia Campus Brisbane QLD 4072

Judging Panel (Final)

Professor Alastair McEwan (Chair), Dr Dimity Dornan AO, Dr Antoine Bocquet, Dr Geoff Garrett, Dr Diana Leemon

Judging Panel (Semi-Final) Professor Stephan Riek (Chair), Dr Shari Walsh, Professor Suzanne Miller, Dr Andy Mukherji


Congratulations to the following 2016 Asia-Pacific 3MT Finalists!


Joshua Chu-Tan             
Australian National University


Nathaniel Swain
University of Melbourne


Ika Lestari Damayanti
University of Woolongong


Susan Chapman (“Arts Immersion: An exciting way forward in education”), School of Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University. Watch 3MT.

Sijia Chen (“Note-taking: what can we learn from interpreters?”),Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University. Watch 3MT.

Katrina Hogan (“Promoting ethical international business activity by putting the power back in the hands of the people”), School of Law, Deakin University. Watch 3MT.

Gregory Mowle (“What can Charles Dickens teach us about financial literacy?”), Faculty of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra. Watch 3MT.

Thisun Piyasena (“Taming the Chimera”), School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland. Watch 3MT.

Kate Riegle van West (“Poi for Your Health: A Spin on Ageing”), Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries, University of Auckland. Watch 3MT.

Satoshi Tomano (“The King of Squid”), Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University. Watch 3MT.


 2016 Asia-Pacific 3MT is proudly sponsored by:

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