Dr Alan Finkel

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Semi-Final (8:30am-1:30pm)   Final (2:45pm-4:30pm)

Date Friday 29 September 2017

Semi-Final (55 competitors)
8:30am - 1:30pm 

Final (10 finalists selected from morning heats)
2:45pm (for a 3pm start) - 4:30pm 

Location The University of Queensland
GHD Auditorium
Advanced Engineering Building (49-200)
St Lucia Campus Brisbane QLD 4072
Live stream https://threeminutethesis.uq.edu.au/2017-AP-live

Competitor Prizes

The following prizes will be awarded at the 2017 Asia-Pacific 3MT competition

  • Winner: $5000 research travel grant as well as funding and entry to the 2017 Falling Walls Lab Final and Conference in Berlin.
  • Runner Up: $2000 research travel grant
  • People’s Choice: $1000 research travel grant

The Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition is proudly sponsored by

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Accommodation Options

2017 Asia-Pacific 3MT Accommodation Options

We are pleased to announce that the below discounted rates have been secured for the Asia-Pacific 3MT Final at the following accommodation providers in Brisbane. Delegates and guests must contact the accommodation provider directly to proceed with a booking.
Jephson Hotel
Location      63 Jephson Street (Cnr Sherwood Road), 
Toowong, QLD, 4066
(approx. 4.5km from UQ venue)

phone: +61 7 3736 4400
email: book@jephsonhotel.com.au
Web: http://www.jephsonhotel.com.au/


Delux Room - single occupancy

$189 p/n - bed and breakfast (rate applicable from 29/8 – 2/10)

Quote booking reference: 3MT                                                                                                                                 


Toowong Inn & Suites
Location     24 Lissner Street, 
Toowong, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4066
(approx. 4.6km from UQ venue)

phone: +61 7 3846 0577
email: book@toowonginn.com
Web: http://toowonginn.com.au/


10% discount offered on regular rates across the range of accommodation options

Promotional code “gold”

Bookings can be made via following link:  https://bookings2.rms.com.au/obookings3/Search/Index/8946/1/?Rd=1


Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane Anzac Square
Location     255 Ann Street, 
Brisbane City, QLD, 4000
(approx. 8.4km from UQ venue)

phone: +61 7 3001 9888
email: anzacsquare@adinahotels.com.au 
Web: https://www.tfehotels.com/brands/adina-apartment-hotels/adina-apartment-hotel-brisbane-anzac-square


15% discount off Best Available Flexible Rate (discount available for stays from 27 September – 1 October 2017 inclusive in studio and one bedroom apartments)

Promo Code: 5264109

Link: Book Now

Discount available for bookings up until 27th September 2017.  After this date, any bookings will be subject to availability, and need to be made by calling the hotel direct during business hours.

Irrespective of the discount, the cancellation policy will be our standard, 24 hour free cancellation (2pm), and delegates will be able to view all these details via the link above.

Hotel Grand Chancellor
Location     23 Leichhardt Street, 
Spring Hill, QLD, 4000
(approx. 8.8km from UQ venue)

phone: +61 7 38314055
email: reservations@hgcbrisbane.com.au 
Web: http://www.grandchancellorhotels.com/hotel-grand-chancellor-brisbane/


Deluxe Rooms: $145.00 room only - including FOC parking

Superior Rooms: $160.00 room only - including FOC parking

Rates quoted are per room per night, based on a maximum of 2 guests per room. 

Delegates can access this rate via the following booking link: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/Hotel-Grand-Chancellor-Brisbane/bookings.jsp?hotelId=10774&rateplanid=1965789&identifier=3MT

For those wishing to contact the hotel and book directly, please quote the group name “3MT Asia-Pacific Competition”

Discount rates available for stays from 26 September – 2 October 2017 inclusive.


Riverside Hotel Southbank
Location     20 Montague Rd, 
South Brisbane, QLD, 4101
(approx. 7.9 km from UQ venue)

phone: +61 7 3846 0577
email: reservations@riversidehotel.com.au
Web: http://www.riversidehotel.com.au/


$10 off the online booking rates for One Bedroom Apartments and Standard Hotel Rooms.

One Bedroom Apartments are fully self-contained and have a kitchenette and laundry facilities. The bedding configuration is one queen bed and one double pull out sofa bed.

Standard Hotel Rooms have one queen bed and one single bed.

* Rates are nett rates, Non-Commissionable.  These rates are valid until Sunday 1 October 2017 (this excluding the night 30th September 2017).

Additional Information: Disabled rooms – Riverside Hotel has 2 Standard Hotel Rooms with Disability access

Quote booking reference: 3MT

Past Asia-Pacific 3MT finalists

Past Asia-Pacific finalists can be viewed here