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Showcasing Graduate Research at UNC

Fall 2023 Maria Lahman Research Award winners

The three Three Minute Thesis participants

Fall 2023 Hutchinson-Lahman Research Award Winners
(Left to Right): Betsey Hubbard, Katerine George, Maria Lahman, Ph.D., Victoria Duncan, Sam Kerwin and Jessica Duke.

2023 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Award Winners
(Left to Right): Ryan Cheuk Ming Cheung (third place), Lisa Paulson (second place) and Jessica Duke (first place).

Graduate Research Symposium combines Graduate Research Evening and the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.

The fall 2023 Graduate Research Symposium was held on Dec. 5, in the University Center and Campus Commons. There was a keynote speaker, poster and oral presentations, the Three Minute Thesis competition and an awards ceremony. 

Graduate Research Evening provides graduate students from across the university the opportunity to present their research projects. Participating graduate students are also eligible for the Hutchinson-Lahman Research Award.

The Three Minute Thesis is a professional development competition that spotlights the dissertation or thesis projects of doctoral or master's students at UNC. Students completing a dissertation or thesis in any UNC doctoral or master’s program are eligible to submit a 3MT® proposal.

Graduate Research Symposium Programs

News story about the 2023 Graduate Research Symposium

Student Research Takes the Stage at Annual Symposium and Competition