IFNS Student Competition

The 3MT deadline has been extended until 1 October

Also please note that all winners and other competitors stand to win ICN 2022 bursaries! (provided they are not already in receipt of a bursary)

Students who gave talks at society meetings this year are welcome to enter those presentations in this competition.

Additional info below:

The IFNS is delighted to announce that it will organize a virtual 3MT® competition open to all graduate students working in Nematology.

Twenty videos will be selected to appear on the IFNS website, and the authors will be entered in a live competition. The first-, second-, and third-place speakers will receive ICN 2022 Bursaries (unless already in receipt of a bursary) and be awarded plaques during the 7th International Congress of Nematology in Antibes, France (1-6 May 2022). Additional bursaries may be awarded depending on availability.

The objective of this IFNS 3MT® competition is to cultivate student academic and research communication skills, and to enhance overall awareness of nematodes and the science of nematology. The applicants are expected to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Students wishing to participate in this competition should send an email to Eric Grenier ( with their name, Email, laboratory address, title of their thesis and a link to download their video (see rules below for video submission).

Applications will be open till 1 October 2021. The video presentations will be ranked by IFNS councilors in order to select the best 20. A live Zoom presentation by these 20 speakers will occur in late October/early November (date to be determined) and winning presentations will be selected. Awards will be announced before January 2022.

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