Doctoral Winner

Kate Riegle van West – Faculty of Creative Arts & Industries – Dance Studies
Title: The effects of International Poi on cognitive and physical function in healthy older adults

Doctoral Runner-up

Sam Hitchman – Faculty of Science - Physics
Title: Laser generated quakes: from Earth to apples

Masters Winner

Sobia Mughal – Business School - Marketing
Title: Sharing economy: Why consumers become suppliers.

Masters Runner-up:

Robert Vennell – Faculty of Science – Biological Sciences
Title: A Damage Function for Wild Pig Rooting in New Zealand Forests

People’s Choice Award

Our doctoral winner, Kate Riegle van West from the Faculty of Creative Arts & Industries – Dance Studies was also named the People’s Choice winner! Well done Kate!

Our 2016 winners went on to participate in further competitions:

  • Doctoral winner Kate Riegle van West participated in the Asia/Pacific 3MT® Competition on Friday 30 September 2016 at the University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia.
  • Kate also participated in the U21 3MT® Virtual Competition.
  • Masters winner, Sobia Mughal participated in the 3MT® Inter-University Masters Challenge on Wednesday 21 September 2016, hosted by Massey University, Palmerston North.