The Great Minds series gives an insight into the achievements of leading influential figures and recognisable faces from backgrounds such as the arts, business and economics, politics, health and science as well as bringing more local leading Lecturers and Visiting Professors to the fore.
Designed for prospective students, our own staff and students and members of the public alike, the aim is to inspire and encourage thoughtful conversation about careers, industries and disciplines alongside showcasing some of the diverse research and activities that take place within the University.
The next Great Minds lecture will be delivered by Charlotte Hogg on Monday 6th March.
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The Graduate School are delighted to announce the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition for 2017 is now open.
What is the 3 Minute Thesis Competition?
3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland which challenges research students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in JUST three minutes in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The competition is held in at least 170 universities across more than 17 countries worldwide.
How does it work?
Each university host their own competition with the winner going forward to represent their university in the National UK Online Semi-final in July 2017 hosted by Vitae. The top six finalists are then selected and go on to the UK final which takes place during the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference in September 2017.
How to Enter
If you would like to enter the University of Lincoln 3MT competition please click HERE for more information and to download an application form.
Please note the closing date for this competition is Friday 31st March 2017, you will also need to be available to attend the UoL 3MT final on Wednesday 10th May.
If you would like to be part of the audience at the Lincoln 3MT final you can register for your ticket HERE.
Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts myths about how much sleep we need at different ages and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health. Watch the TED Talk to find out more.