Video recording studios are available by reservation and free of charge in UB’s Silverman Library in Capen Hall. Watch yourself, assess your performance and share with others to get their feedback and improve your presentation.
No, a laser pointer is not allowed.
No. The use of notes, note cards or other prompts is strongly discouraged at the dress rehearsal and prohibited at the final competition.
Yes, this ensures it will appear properly on the operating system that will be used.
None. The slide must be static and not change in any way during the presentation. Your slide must be displayed for the duration of your presentation.
Yes, a countdown timer will be visible to you at all times.
A countdown timer will be visible to you. If you continue to speak after the timer ends, you risk having points deducted by the judges.
There is no stipulated dress requirement such as “business casual”. Please wear whatever is comfortable for you. No costumes are allowed (including hats, masks, etc.).
Yes. All presentations will be videotaped and will appear on the Graduate School's 3MT webpage and may be used for promotional purposes. There is no option to opt out. Students must understand that the presentation of their research in 3MT will be publicly accessible, e.g., available on YouTube.
Yes, it is possible to win a place (first, second or third) and win the People’s Choice Award.
Zoom backgrounds are considered props. Please ensure your background is a blank screen or wall.