Congratulations to our 3MT® 2019 winners and participants.
Congratulations to all our finalists - and especially our winners - for a fantastic finale to our 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition! We'll be rooting for our category winners as they each progress to the next stage of the competition.
Selecting winners from our exceptional participants was a tough job, so enormous thanks to our judges for making the final decisions.
Finally, thank you to everyone who participated, supported and worked so hard to organise the competition this year. Especially our amazing sponsors - we couldn't do it without you!
The School of Graduate Studies is thrilled to present the winners of the University of Auckland Three Minute Thesis Final 2019:
Doctoral Winner and People's Choice Award Winner
Yi-Han Wu | Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Presentation title: Recreating the tissue and cell damage after traumatic brain injury in vitro and in silico.
James Hucklesby | Biological Sciences
Presentation title: Stroke Busters: How does plasmin protect your brain?
Pransh Rana | Engineering
Presentation title: Indoor timber stock taking with multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Mallory Sea | Marine Science
Presentation title: Denitrification Rates in Restored Mussel Beds of the Hauraki Gulf.
Finalists | Doctoral category
Marco Grix | Philosophy
Presentation title: Liminal Practice Communities: The Ethics of Consumption.
Yadi Chen | Physiology
Presentation title: Pharmacological regulation of the ocular lens internal water content and physiological optics.
Jo Knox | Education and Social Work | Mathematics
Presentation title: Is mathematical proof childproof?
Yang Yang | Business
Presentation title: Property investors: Big players in housing markets.
Isaac Cleland | Engineering
Presentation title: Automated Staff Rostering using Column Generation.
Finalists | Masters category
Scott Pilkington | Museums and Cultural History
Presentation title: How do we communicate science in museums in Aotearoa?
Palak Gujral | Medical and Health Sciences
Presentation title: Let’s talk about womb and periods.