Five judges, 5 laptops, 5 clipboards,1 Master of Ceremonies, 10 volunteers and 30 graduate students and their presentations. That's what it takes to hold the Ontario 3 Minute Thesis Competition at Queen's University on 18th April (Kinesiology building room 100 starting at 4pm).
As the inaugural Ontario 3 Minute Thesis competition and wanting to show the best of graduate research presentations, the line up of judges is fantastic.
Judge 1 - Vicki Keith, the most successful marathon swimmer in the world and Canadian swim coach for athletes with a disability
Judge 2 - Rob Baker, founder and member of "Tragically Hip"
Judge 3 - Hugh Christie, Lawyer and partner at Gowlings, Toronto
Judge 4 - Donald Drummond, Chair for the Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services.
Judge 5 - Peter Gooch, Senior Director of Policy and Analysis at the Council of Ontario Universities Secretariat