2014 Finalists

2014 winner Mike Best

First Place

Mike Best


Title: Neurophysiological biases towards people with Schizophrenia

2014 Mary Chaktsiris

Second Place

Mary Chaktsiris


Title: A Canadian History of WWI: The unfinished story

2014 Sima Zakani

People's Choice

Sima Zakani

Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Title: Engineered hips: reality or myth?

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Finalists 2014 (Left to Right): Mike Best (Psychology), Mary Chaktsiris (History), Jasmin Ma (Kinesiology & Health Studies), Sanchari Sur (Gender Studies), Michelle van der Pouw Kraan (Geological Engineering), Sima Zakani (Mechanical & Materials Engineering), Paul Vernon (Education), Hayley Roberts (Biology), Joshua Alpern ( Biology), Lorraine Van Zon (Education)

Judges: Hon Peter Milliken, p.C (Lawyer and politician), Ann Lukits (Wall Street Journal columnist), Michel Pharand ( Queen’s Disraeli Project Editor), Anne Vivian-Scott (President & CEO, BKIN Technologies), Dr. Steven Liss (VP Research)

Emcee: Buzz Collins – CKWS FM (hits 104.3)