Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Final

This year, representatives from 54 universities from across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore were showcased as part of the Asia-Pacific 3MT competition. Two judging panels selected 8 finalists from the 54 competitors to progress to the 2021 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Final.  The People's Choice winner of the Semi-Final competition has also progressed to the Final as the Wildcard entrant.

On Wednesday 20 October, the nine finalists came together to discuss the significance of their research in a zoom livesteam for the Asia-Pacific 3MT Final.

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT Final:




Matthew Shaw

School of Engineering
Space Technology and Industry Institute
Swinburne University of Technology

Tharika Liyanage
"My soul burning question"

Research School of Earth Sciences
The Australian National University

Usman Bin Shahid
"Electrochemical Ammonia Synthesis: Towards a brighter and cleaner future"

School of Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Thank you to our MC and Judging Panel:

Master of Ceremonies:
Loretta Ryan, ABC Brisbane

Judging Panel
Dr Jim Thompson, CEO and Director, Queensland Museum Network
Catherine Armitage, Chief Editor, Nature Index - Springer Nature
Yifei Luo, 2020 Asia-Pacific 3MT Winner, Nanyang Technological University

The 2021 Asia-Pacific 3MT is sponsored by Springer Nature

Congratulations to the 9 finalists of the 2021 Asia-Pacific 3MT Final!

Thank you to our sponsor!

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