Heat 3 of the Three Minute Thesis competition was completed this afternoon in Walter Light Auditorium, with four more moving on to the finals.
Ten more graduate students presented their research from fields across the spectrum - rehabilitation science, chmical engineering, biochemistry, education, sociology, neuroscience, physiology and psychology. The top 3 and People's Choice winner all go through to the final on Thursday. Congratulations to you all.
Our top 3 and People's choice winners today were:
Heather Ridgway(Rehabilitation Science) - "Following stroke: how do strength and cardio fitness limit stair walking ability?"
Rana Pishva(Psychology) - Evaluation of a parent centred group of anxious children
Xiaoqian Liu(Education) - "Grade, an indicator more than achievement".
People's Choice Winner- Alaa Al-Helaili (Physiology) - " CysLT2Rs a new avenue towards weight loss".
Heather accepts her prize from Vice Provost & Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Dr Brenda Brouwer.
Judges today were:
Heat 3 Participants and Judges (from left to right) - Susan Anderson, Xiaoqian Liu, Saba Farbodkia, Rana Pishva, Devon Abel, Xu Liang Li, Eric Peterson, Alaa Al-Helaili, Alyssa Kirlin, Dean Curren, Heather Ridgway, Peter Gallant, Dr Laurene Ratcliff