VIRTUAL 3MT Competition for Mark S. Wrighton Research Award on Aging

March 3, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brown Hall Brown Lounge (Danforth Campus, 2nd floor)

Watch doctoral candidates battle it out in a Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition for the newly-created Mark S. Wrighton Award on Aging. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.

A panel of three researchers from multiple disciplines, will select the winner of the “judge’s choice” award. An additional “people’s choice” winner will be voted on by the audience. The judge’s choice winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and the people’s choice winner will receive a $500 cash award.

This event will be held virtually via Zoom. It is free and open to all. Please register to receive your unique link to attend.

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Event Sponsors: Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health & The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital


This competition is open to WashU students in doctoral-level degree programs in any discipline with research focused on aging.

The application to compete will close on January 31, 2021. Selected competitors will be notified by February 15, 2021 and must confirm their intent to compete by February 18. Please note that application submission does not guarantee acceptance.

Rules and preparation tips are available on the 3MT website.

Apply to compete