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12 UvA PhD students from the Amsterdam Law School, Faculty of Economics & Business, Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Science are competing on 7 September in the 2021 UvA ‘Three Minute Thesis’ pitch Competition.

Event details of UvA 3MT Finals
Date 7 September 2021
Time 15:00 -18:00

Developed by The University of Queensland, the Three Minute Thesis competition or 3MT, is an annual competition held at over 900 universities across more than 85 countries worldwide. The Law Hub was the initiator of the first ever UvA 3MT competition, supported by the Amsterdam University Fund and Innovation Exchange Amsterdam. For more information about the competition visit here.

Participants are challenged to present their PhD research in just three minutes to a non-specialist audience through a video recording. All finalist videos will be showcased during the Grand Finale. The Grand Jury, consisting of Jan Lintsen (UvA Executive Board), Henriëtte van Oosterzee (UvA Centraal), Jim Jansen (Chief Editor New Scientist) will announce one winner at the end of the event who will continue to compete internationally.  

Want to join the Grand Finale on 7 September 2021 to see who wins the UvA 3MT competition? You can follow the finale via our livestream on Zoom or Instagram.


15h00: Opening & Welcome
15h15: Competition in 3 rounds PHD finalists, each followed by a panel discussion

Round 1 Raviar Karim (FEB), Grace Farmiloe (FNWI), Sanne Frequin (FGW), Malouke Kuiper (FdR)
Round 2 Eva Janssens (FEB), Yoni Schirris (FNWI), Lola Digard (FGW), Teresa Cabrita (FdR)
Round 3 Emma van Gerven (FEB), Susan Rigter (FNWI), Rukayyah Reichling (FGW), Juan Vazquez (FdR)

16h30: Break
17h00: Award Ceremony

These researchers represent our 4 faculties

Amsterdam Law School
Teresa Cabrita
Juan Manuel Vázquez
Malouke Kuiper

Economics and Business
Eva Janssens
Raviar Karim
Emma van Gerven

Faculty of Humanities
Sanne Frequin
Lola Digard
Rukayyah Reichling

Faculty of Science
Grace Farmiloe 
Yoni Schirris
Susan Rigte