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Heat 2 does not disappoint usJudges and participants from heat 2

12 March 2015

Following on from a great heat 1, our second heat for the 2015 3 Minute Thesis competition, held today in MacIntosh-Corry Hall, was no exception.  Nine participants from across disciplines shared their research with us. Research ranged from surface water quality, to sneezing in spring!

Congratulations to all our presenters today on a job well done.  Also a big thanks to our judges today - Justin Kerr (QUIC), Carey Bidtnes (KEDCO) and Dr Sam McKegny (English).  Results were as follows:

1st Place - Chenman Yin - Engineering & Applied Physics

2nd Place - Changhai Zhu - Biology

3rd Place - Amy Rentz - Civil Engineering

People's Choice - Chenman Yin - Engineering & Applied Physics.

As Chenman Yin was both 1st place and People's Choice,  4th place holder Valeria Li (Geological Sciences) will also go on to the final.

   Chenman Yi recieving 1st place from Sandra den Otter  2nd place Changhai Zhu congratulated by Dr sandra den otter  3rd place amy rentz recieves prize from Dr Sandra den Otter

L-R: Dr Sandra den Otter congratulates are top 3 for heat 2 - Chenman Yin, Changhai Zhu and Amy Rentz