Invitation to the Three Minute Thesis Competition Finals: 9th June

Three Minute Thesis - University of Queensland, ausLocation  The Cellar, Liverpool Guild of students**
Time:    12:30 – 2pm

We have nine candidates, selected by academic staff and student voting who will make their presentation

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present.
                …   Their time limit…. 3 minutes

All academic and professional staff, and students (Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research) are invited to attend this event.

Please come and offer your support.  Buffet catering will be available!

** Map of the Guild –  Signage will be provided on the day for the entrance by Starbucks.

The nine selected candidates are:

Candidate School/Institute Title of Presentation
Cristina Ardura Garcia Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Conveying asthma attack recurrence risk in a tropical setting.
Ksenija Dvurecenska School of Engineering Validation: can we trust simulations?
Dunia Beatriz Lopez  Espiricueta School of Engineering  Additive Manufacturing for advanced sensor development
Yasmine Radjabi Irish Studies Catholicism and Irish Identity in Katharine Tynan
Panos Spanakis Institute of Psychology, Health and Society Your phone will know: A smart-phone application to predict alcohol consumption
Asami Nakamura School of the Arts, Department of English Nostalgia in Dystopian Novels
Ahmed Al-Naher Institute of Translational Medicine  Personalised kidney function monitoring in heart failure patients
Nur Husna Serip Mohamad School of the Arts, Department of English Identity Construction of Malaysian Youngsters in WhatsApp Messenger
Tsvetomila Mateeva School of Environmental science Serpentinite – the link between rock and life

The Three Minute Thesis competition is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience, to communicate their research question, key results and conclusions in a language that can be understood by a non-specialist audience.

The winning student will go on to compete in the 2016 national competition organised by Vitae