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2018 3MT Event
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition(opens in a new window) celebrates the exciting research being undertaken by research candidates across the Schools and Institutes at Western Sydney University. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), the competition cultivates academic, presentation, and research communication skills.
The rules of the competition are simple - present your thesis topic to a general audience in the space of three minutes using one static slide.
Our 2018 3MT Winner was Elisa Stefaniak from Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment for the talk "Save or Spend? Plants do it too".
The Runner-up and People's Choice prize was awarded to Josephine Canceri from the School of Medicine for the talk "Understanding the Influence of Sex Hormones on Mal de Debarquement Syndrome".
Proudly supported by UniBank
The 2018 3MT Competition at Western Sydney University was proudly supported by UniBank.
- 3MT Winner $3,000
- Runner-up $1,000
- People's Choice $1,000
UniBank(opens in a new window) is a member owned mutual bank who offer a range of personal banking and services to people working and studying in tertiary and post-secondary education.
2018 3MT Winners
Congratulations to our 2018 3MT Winner:
- Elisa Stafaniak
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
The Runner-up and People's Choice was awarded to:
- Josephine Canceri
School of Medicine
School and Institute Round Winners
- Sheela Sree Kumar
School of Business
- Rekha Nachiappan
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
- Chi Nguyen
School of Education
- Narelle Ontivero
School of Humanities and Communication Arts
- Simon Levett
School of Law
- Paula Sanchez
School of Nursing and Midwifery
- Kash Bhullar
School of Science and Health
- Leisha Du Preez
School of Social Sciences and Psychology
- Pryor Placino
Institute for Culture and Society
- Elham Shabanivaraki
MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development
- Zewdneh Sabe
NICM Health Research Institute
- Dorothy Ndwiga
Translational Health Research Institute