3MT Semi-Final Information (All Students)

Below is a list of semi-finalists for tomorrow’s Three Minute Thesis.  There were 82 graduate students who presented within departments and we are very appreciative of the efforts of all presenters, heat organizers, judges and volunteers.  We will be posting full information on an event thank you page next week.

All are welcome to attend the semi-finals and final events this week.  Sessions take place in the Ballroom of the Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Rd and attendance is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The schedule is:

Tuesday, March 12th, Semi-final 1: 1:00 – 2:30; Semi-final 2: 3:00 – 4:30
Thursday, March 14th, Final: 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Congratulations to the following semi-finalists:

Semi-final 1:  1:00 -2:30 PM

1.       Douglas Bolton, Ph.D. in Forestry, Response of boreal forest structure to disturbance across gradients of productivity

2.       Matt Wright, M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Addressing the Graduate Attribute Gap Between Academia and Industry Expectations in Undergraduate Curriculum

3.       Mandy Pui, M.Sc. in Experimental Medicine, Ignorance Can Be Cancer – Communicating Workplace Risk

4.       Raminder Samra, M.Sc. in Astronomy, Searching for Intermediate Mass Black Holes

5.       Ashkan Babaie, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Microneedles for Painless Drug Injection

6.       Meghan Laidlaw, M.Sc. in Forest Sciences, Characterizing Soil Structural Development in Three Reclamation treatments in the Alberta Oil Sands

7.       Mina Park, Ph.D., School of Population and Public Health, Superheroes, Epigenetics, and Your Environment

8.       Megan Callahan, M.A. in Resource Management & Environmental Studies, Assessing the Challenge of Conservation in Zoos

9.       Anastasia Shesterinina, Ph.D. in Political Science, Why violent conflicts recur

10.   Chelsea Nilausen, M.Sc. in Forest Resource Management , Biotechnology to save our forests?

11.   Jenny McCune, Ph.D. in Botany, Exploring long-term changes in communities of plants

Semi-final 2:  3:00 – 4:30 PM

1.       Sun-Nee Tan, Ph.D. Neuroscience, Musical Walking Program for Parkinson’s Patients

2.       Abdulla Moussa, M.Sc. in School of Population and Public Health, The Effect of Depression on Quality of Life of Homeless People

3.       Peng Zhang, M.Sc. Experimental Medicine, Make Mcdonald’s happy meal even happier

4.       Maryam Golozar, M.Sc., Materials Engineering, Industrial Corrosion

5.       Mai Hassan, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cognitive Radio

6.       Serbulent Turan, Ph.D. in Political Science, Revolt, Revolution and Imagination

7.       Amadeus Pribowo, Ph.D. in Forestry (Wood Science), Make the Switch: Enzyme Recycle to Improve the Economics of Waste Biomass Refineries

8.       Kaeli Johnson, Ph.D. in Botany, The (plant) doctor is in: Finding genes involved in resistance

9.       Magdalene Payne,  M.Sc. in Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, Determination of lysine requirements in healthy pregnancy

10.   Dru Yates, M.Sc. in Soil Science, Assessing Soil Quality in Grassland Set-Asides

11.   Parmida Beigi, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ultrasound Guidance for Epidural Anesthesia: Reducing the Risks of Epidurals

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