Graduate Studies

3 Minute Thesis

GRADUATE STUDIES

3 Minute Thesis

 

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​​Collage of Queen's 3MT participants

Participants

Graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to compete in the Queen's, Three Minute Thesis Competition held each year.  As we approach each year's competition, details of our participants will be posted as they are confirmed (not in any particular order), highlighting their program and their research.  

Heat 1 - 2015

Joddi Alden

Name: Joddi Alden

Program: Gender Studies
Supervisor: Dr Margaret Little
Presentation: Transnational Lives: Migrant Domestic Workers as Subversive Women

Fiona Haxho

Name: Fiona Haxho

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences
Supervisor: Dr Szewczuk & Dr Neufeld
Presentation: Insulin Receptor Transactivation Using G-Protein Coupled Receptor Agonists

Chris McNevin

Name: Chris McNevin

Program: Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Stephen Harrison
Presentation: Air-conditioning using the sun's heat?

Evelyn Popiel

Name: Evelyn Popiel

Program: Biology
Supervisor:  Dr Ian Chin-Sang
Presentation: Tiny worms and big questions: understanding nervous system development

Nicolle Domnik

Name: Nicolle Domnik

Program: DBMS - Physiology
Supervisor: Dr John. T. Fraser
Presentation: A tale of two systems

Stephane Leahy

Name: Stephane Leahy

Program: Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Yongjun Lai
Presentation: We will catch you: detecting waterborne pathogens with MEMS-based biosensors

Dilys Huang

Name: Dilys Huang

Program: Urban & Regional Planning
Supervisor: Dr Leela Viswanathan
Presentation: Condos, Lettuce & Tomatoes

Tobi Moody

Name: Oluwatobiloba (Tobi) Moody

Program: Law
Supervisor: Dr Bita Amani
Presentation: Protecting Traditional Knowledge from Biopiracy

Heat 2 - 2015

Harkiran Kaur

Name: Harkiran Kaur

Program: Environmental Studiies
Supervisor: Drs Graham Whitelaw (Envs) & Dongmei Chen (Geog)
Presentation: Land-use change and surface water quality in the Cataraqui region (Ontario)

 

Valeria Li

Name: Valeria Li

Program: Geological Sciences
Supervisor: Dr Kurt Kyser
Presentation: How climate can affect uranium-ore formation

Caleb Regier

Name: Caleb Regier

Program: Civil Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Ian Moore & Dr Neil Hoult
Presentation:Structural capacity of deteriorated metal culverts

Amber White

Name: Amber White

Program: Education
Supervisor : Dr Lindsay Morcom
Presentation:Because "they lost": A story of research

Chenman Yin

Name: Chenman (Cara)Yin

Program: Engineering & Applied Physics
Supervisor: Dr James Fraser
Presentation: Seeing the world at the tip of a laser beam

Mena Soliman

Name: Mena Soliman

Program: Microbiology & Immunology (DBMS)
Supervisor: Dr Anne K. Ellis
Presentation: Sneezing for science

Changhai Zhu

Name: Changhai Zhu

Program: Biology
Supervisor: Dr Bruce L. Tufts
Presentation: Competitive angling tournaments as a sampling tool in fisheries research

JOshua Moskowitz

Name: Joshua Moskowitz

Program: Psychology
Supervisor : Dr Randy Flanagan
Presentation: Investing in motor learning : When do we do it?

 

Amy Rentz

Name: Amy Rentz

Program: Civil Engineering
Supervisor : Drs Richard Brachman, Kerry Rowe & Andy Take
Presentation:Waste! We've come so far but proceed with caution.

Final - 2015

Michelle North

Name: Michelle North

Program: Biomedical & Molecular Sciences - Post-Doc
Supervisor: Dr Anne. K. Ellis
Presentation: Do Allergies Develop in the Womb?

Kevser Aktas

Name: Kevser Aktas

Program: Mathematics - Post-Doc
Supervisor: Dr M.Ram Murty
Presentation: The impact of powerful numbers

Stephane Leahy

Name: Stephane Leahy

Program: Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Supervisor: Dr Yongjun Lai
Presentation: We will catch you: detecting waterborne pathogens with MEMS-based biosensors

Tobi Moody

Name: Oluwatobiloba (Tobi) Moody

Program: Law
Supervisor: Dr Bita Amani
Presentation: Protecting Traditional Knowledge from Biopiracy

Evelyn Popiel

Name: Evelyn Popiel

Program: Biology
Supervisor:  Dr Ian Chin-Sang
Presentation: Tiny worms and big questions: understanding human nervous system development

Nicolle Domnik

Name: Nicolle Domnik

Program: DBMS - Physiology
Supervisor: Dr John. T. Fraser
Presentation: A tale of two systems

Valeria Li

Name: Valeria Li

Program: Geological Sciences
Supervisor: Dr Kurt Kyser
Presentation: How climate can affect uranium-ore formation

Chenman Yin

Name: Chenman (Cara)Yin

Program: Engineering & Applied Physics
Supervisor: Dr James Fraser
Presentation: Seeing the world at the tip of a laser beam

Changhai Zhu

Name: Changhai Zhu

Program: Biology
Supervisor: Dr Bruce L. Tufts
Presentation: Competitive angling tournaments as a sampling tool in fisheries research

Amy Rentz

Name: Amy Rentz

Program: Civil Engineering
Supervisor : Drs Richard Brachman, Kerry Rowe & Andy Take
Presentation:Waste! We've come so far but proceed with caution.