Heat 2 of the graduate 3 minute thesis competition held yesterday in Biosciences 1101, continued the trend of amazing presentations. With more programs represented in this heat than the first, the diversity of research on campus was apparent. From Marie Antoinette to sleep disorders, getting into the zona and is bigger really better, the student presentations were compelling throughout.
Participants in heat 2 were: Corrine Seeley (Neuroscience), Marvin Ferrer (Anatomy & Cell Biology), Anna Hargreaves, Amanda Tracy and Ann McKellar (all from Biology), Jennifer Campbell (Engineering Physics), Thomas Kraft and Matthew Schuster (Chemistry), Hamilton Hernandez and Sami Torbi (Computing), Devproshad paul (Chemical Engineering), Carolyn Harris (History), Ingrid Szijgyarto (Kinesiology & Health Studies), Corina Nantais (Physics), Audrey Hager (Psychology), Erin Smith (Mechanical & Materials Engineering), Sylvia Bawa (Sociology) and Navid Shobeiri (Pharmacology & Toxicology).
Congratulations goes to the top three placegetters who will advance to the final on Monday April 30th.
SylviaBawa (Sociology) - "Beyond the Gaze: Women's Voices and Empowerment in Contemporary Africa"
Jennifer Campbell (Engineering Physics) - " Nanocantilevers: A New Tool for Medical Diagnostics"
Ann McKellar (Biology) - "How will climate change affect migratory birds?"
From left to right: Ann McKellar, Jennifer Campbell & Sylvia Bawa
Thanks goes to the Campus Bookshop for the top 3 prizes!
Congratulations everyone. See you at heat 3, Thursday 27th April, Biosciences 1101 starting at 3.30pm.
For more details on the 3 minute thesis competition go to our website.