Three minutes to showcase your research with one slide only.
The Three Minute Thesis round for 2016 was held at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment on Thursday June 30th 2016.
With 28 presentations over a wide range of topics, the Three Minute Thesis round is an excellent opportunity to learn insights and explanations from many of the students at HIE.
Winner and People's Choice - Bronwen Roy
The panel was pleased to award the First Prize to Bronwen Roy for her talk titled "Food For Thought! Viral diseases of honeybees, a concern
for our native bees".
Bronwen's talk was also independently decided as the favourite under the People's Choice Category, thereby awarding Bronwen the People's Choice Award as well.
Runner Up Prize - Johanna Wong
The Runner Up Prize was awarded to Johanna Wong for her talk "What does the tree say? Decoding tree's hidden messages to the fungal
friends and enemies."
The University's 3MT round will be held on Friday, 5 August 2016 from 10.30am - 12.30pm at The Playhouse (Building D), Kingswood Campus.
Full List Of Presentations
Discovering the underlying mechanisms of how plants sense the changes in the environment
Elucidating Mechanical Stimulation; an epigenetic phenomenon of plant stress acclimation and transgenerational inheritance
Laura Castaneda Gomez
Below-ground eaters: The role of fungal plant partners on climate change
Australia's Farming Future: Can we grow enough wheat to feed growing population?
DroughtNet: Extreme drought in grasslands
Living With Drought: Adaptive Responses Of Eucalyptus Species To Water Deficit
Rhizobia : Mini fertilizer- factories in soil
The War on Crops: Understanding the Enemy
Fungal fashion and climate change: is melanin the new black?
Rising CO2: Can we obtain enough dietary nutrients?
[via Skype] - The acoustic ecology of the ghost bat (Macroderma gigas)
[via Skype] – Out-foxing Introduced Predators in Australia
Patricia Gilarte Padilla
What a Worm-derful Life!
Improving crops by understanding water use efficiency in grasses
Fox ecology and species interactions: from Sydney Harbour to the Blue Mountains
How will Australian Eucalypt forests cope with climate warming
Predicting leaf area index of Australia
Does resting energy expenditure predict reproductive output?
Tatiana Mondragon Cortes
Bioclimatic distribution of Eucalyptus and implications for fine surface fuels under current and future climates
Living in the dark down-under: remarkable Platypodinae of Australia and their microbial associates
Juan Pineiro Nevado
Getting to the root of the issue: below ground plant responses to elevated CO2
A Salty Situation: How understanding mycorrhizal communities can improve our predictions of plant productivity in the face of global change
[via Skype] - What limits sunlight conversion into crop yield? Lessons from native C4 grasses
Food for thought! Viral diseases of honeybees, a concern for our native bees
Extra-pair paternity in the Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
What does the tree say? Decoding tree's hidden messages to the fungal friends and enemies
Bringing "sexy" back to Queensland fruit fly
Wrap Up and Prize Presentations