Congratulations to our 2017 finalists and winners!
Congratulations to the 10 courageous finalists who competed in the 3 Minute Thesis Finals in the Conference Centre on Thursday 3 August.
Our judges at the finals, Dr Lisbeth Jacobs (UniServices, General Manager International), Kate Riegle van West (2016 3MT® Winner) and Professor Trevor Sherwin (Associate Dean Postgraduate, Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences) had the difficult task of choosing the winners and runners up for the masters and doctoral strand.
In the end, Miriam Seifert (Business School) was announced the Doctoral Winner and Akshat Shah (Faculty of Science) the Masters Winner. Elba Ramirez (Faculty of Education & Social work) was announced as the People's Choice Award Winner.
Well done to everyone!
Miriam Seifert – Business School
Title: The Influence of Anti-consumption on a Firm’s Abilities to Achieve a Competitive Advantage – Case Studies from the Slow Fashion Movement
Joohyun Park – Faculty of Education & Social Work
Title: This is your life: The interplay between success, acculturation, and subjective well-being in New Zealand and Korea
Akshat Shah – Faculty of Science
Title: Nosey Speech- Effectiveness of a workshop to improve community speech language therapists' ability to assess and provide appropriate intervention for children with cleft palate speech disorders
Minh Do – Business School
Title: Twin Ports Cooperation Modelling - A Study of Auckland and Tauranga Ports
People's Choice Award
Elba Ramirez – Faculty of Education & Social Work
Title: Intercultural Communicative Language Teaching: A Matter of Potential over Proficiency
The other finalists were:
Clark Tipene - Faculty of Arts
Title: Tuned in or switching off? Political participation amongst young New Zealanders
Ruth Lemon - Faculty of Education & Social Work
Title: Rangahau Hangarau - the histories of Hangarau as a curriculum area
Eryn Kwon - Faculty of Engineering
Title: Investigation of Cranial Ballistic Backspatter using Computational Simulation and Physical Models
Nina Novikova - Faculty of Science
Title: Using light to treat cancer: New Photodynamic Therapy Agents
Sarah Leadley - Faculty of Science
Title: Behavioural assessment and treatment to transition children from tube feeding to oral nutrition
View all the 2017 3 Minute Thesis Videos on the University of Auckland 3MT Playlist.