Following the ‘SPHR Communicating your research to the public’ training sessions, you will be asked to apply the techniques and principles you have learned to develop a three-minute thesis presentation. You will then film your presentation in whatever setting you wish, and submit your entry at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 23rd November 2020. All entries will be shared on a virtual platform and your SPHR PhD student peers and a panel from the SPHR Executive Group, Advisory Board and members of the public will vote for their favourites.
The best ‘three-minute thesis’ presentation will be given an NIHR SPHR PhD Three-minute thesis communication award.
Your three-minute thesis presentation should focus on:
1. What your research is about?
2. Why is your research important to the public?
3-minute thesis presentation criteria;
Your presentation should;
• help the audience to understand the background and significance of your research and why it matters
• clearly describe the impact (or expected impact) of your research
• be communicated in language appropriate to a lay audience
• be engaging and convey enthusiasm for your research
• capture and maintain the attention of the audience
• think about how best to visually present your research, for example, if you are using a PowerPoint slide, it should enhance the presentation (and you must use NIHR SPHR branding).