MARCS Monday Meeting - 15 June 2020 - 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition to determine the winner of the MARCS heat who will advance to represent the Institute at the University finals.

Event Name MARCS Monday Meeting - 15 June 2020 - 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition to determine the winner of the MARCS heat who will advance to represent the Institute at the University finals.
Start Date 15 Jun 2020 11:00 am
End Date 15 Jun 2020 12:00 pm
Duration 1 hour
Description

Join us at the next MMM as we host the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition to determine the winner of the MARCS heat who will advance to represent the Institute at the University finals.

Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845

Topic: MARCS 3 Minute Thesis Competition

The 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) is a celebration of HDR research, allowing candidates to showcase their ability to effectively explain their research in 3 minutes.

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

The MARCS 3MT winner will advance to the University Finals hosted by GRS on Wednesday, 26 August with a chance to represent WSU at the Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition on 1 October against finalists from universities across Australia, New Zealand, Oceania, North-East Asia and South-East Asia.

MARCS Prizes:

  • Finalist: $500
  • Runner-Up: $250
  • People's Choice: $200

Participants and Presentation Titles:

  • Nic Ralph - Stopping crashes in space using neurmorphic algorithms
  • Patti Nijhuis - Synchronising brain, muscles and movement
  • Titus Jayarathna - "Patients to Superheros: How fabric based sensors will change sleep studies forever"
  • Maddie Radnan - It’s the only way we’ll see home again
  • Sally Longmore - Something in the Air
  • Matt Cabanag - Towards Effective Human-Autonomy Teaming

Judging Panel:

  • Dr Manuel Varlet
  • Dr Celia Harris
  • Dr Moritz Milde
  • Dr Kylie Seymour
  • A/Prof Genevieve Steiner
  • Simon Chambers ​



The zoom ID is: 986 9057 6845. Link to zoom https://uws.zoom.us/j/98690576845