A record of Three Minute Thesis winners from 2010 to today.
Doctoral Winner: Morgane Merien | Biological Sciences | Ecology and diversity of camouflage in New Zealand stick insects
Doctoral Runner-Up: James Hucklesby | Biological Sciences | From stem cells to strokes: Culturing intimate associations
Masters Winner: Erin Thomas | Development Studies | Gender-based Violence in Niue: Family-tree Mapping
Masters Runner-Up: Angus Dowell | Environment | Constructing a Regenerative Economy: Responses along the supply chain
People's Choice Award: Laura Pedofsky | Auckland Bioengineering Institute | Urine luck! Leaking is not an option
Doctoral Winner and People's Choice Winner: Yi-Han Wu | Auckland Bioengineering Institute | Recreating the tissue and cell damage after traumatic brain injury in vitro and in silico
Doctoral Runner-Up: James Hucklesby | Biological Sciences | Stroke Busters: How does plasmin protect your brain?
Masters Winner: Pransh Rana | Engineering | Indoor timber stock taking with multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
Masters Runner-Up: Mallory Sea | Marine Science | Denitrification Rates in Restored Mussel Beds of the Hauraki Gulf
Doctoral Winner: Celia Keane | Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences | Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS)
Doctoral Runner-up: Matheu Broom | Faculty of Science | Drip, drip, splash. How to control water droplets with surface patterning
Masters Winner: Georgia Watson | Faculty of Science | UnPACking Migraine: Understanding Ligand-Receptor Interactions Involved in Migraine
Masters Runner-up: Su Mukund | Faculty of Education and Social Work | Factors that influence science and non-science option choices in Year 13 at NZ secondary schools: Student voices
People’s Choice Award: Nurul Haiza “Zaza” Sapiee | Faculty of Engineering | Bridging the Gap: Structural Integration in the Spine
Georgia Watson went on to win second place at the Masters Inter-University 3MTⓇ Challenge.
Doctoral Winner: Miriam Seifert | Business School | The Influence of Anti-consumption on a Firm’s Abilities to Achieve a Competitive Advantage – Case Studies from the Slow Fashion Movement
Doctoral Runner-up: Joohyun Park | Faculty of Education & Social Work | This is your life: The interplay between success, acculturation, and subjective well-being in New Zealand and Korea
Masters Winner: Akshat Shah | Faculty of Science | 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
Masters Runner-up: Minh Do | Business School | Twin Ports Cooperation Modelling - A Study of Auckland and Tauranga Ports
People's Choice Award: Elba Ramirez | Faculty of Education and Social Work | Intercultural Communicative Language Teaching: A Matter of Potential over Proficiency
Miriam Siefert placed as a Top-10 Finalist in the 2017 Asia-Pacific Competition.
Doctoral Winner and People's Choice Winner: Kate Riegle van West | Faculty of Creative Arts & Industries | The effects of International Poi on cognitive and physical function in healthy older adults
Doctoral Runner-Up: Sam Hitchman | Faculty of Science| Laser generated quakes: from Earth to apples
Masters Winner: Sobia Mughal | Business School | Sharing economy: Why consumers become suppliers
Masters Runner-up: Robert Vennell | Faculty of Science | A Damage Function for Wild Pig Rooting in New Zealand Forests
Kate Riegle van West went on to win the U21 3MT® Virtual Competition in 2016.
Doctoral Winner: Ian Randall | Faculty of Arts | Reporting palaeontology: its relationship with, and representation in, print news media
Doctoral Runner-Up: Jasmine Plows | Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences | Breaking the cycle: how taking a nutritional supplement during pregnancy could help to curb the obesity epidemic
Masters Winner: Sehar Moughal | Faculty of Science | Increasing social connections for young migrant women in the NZ community using video self modeling
Masters Runner-Up: Jean Allen | Faculty of Education and Social Work | Who represents the Southside?
People's Choice Award: Mohamed Alansari | Faculty of Education and Social Work | From the ideal to the dreaded: University learning environments
First place: Lawrence Xu | Faculty of Arts | Heroes of Might and Magic - The Epic-ness of Demotic Stories
Second place: Lauren Donnan (nee Hitchin) | Faculty of Education | Researching an invisible population: Being a young carer in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Third place: Cory Toth | Faculty of Science | Sexy males in bat-chelor pads: Lek breeding in Lesser Short-tailed Bats
First place: Lily Chang | Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences | An "eye" on Alzheimer’s disease
Second place: Sachini Jayaratne | Department of Physiology | We are what mum eats: a link between maternal nutrition and eye health
Third place: Cory Toth | School of Biological Sciences | We are what mum eats: a link between maternal nutrition and eye health
First place: Kien Ly | Faculty of Science | Rise of the planet of the worms: towards a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease
Second place: Yusnidar Yusof | Creative Arts and Industries | How architecture and school design may affect the academic achievement and wellbeing of NZ school children
Third place: Ben Davies | Faculty of Arts | The past in motion: simulating the formation of the archaeological record in Australia’s arid zone
First prize: Ankita Umapathy | Faculty of Science | Antioxidant strategies to prevent eye disease: is the lens a glutathione reservoir?
Second prize: Peng Du | Faculty of Engineering | The Cell Network That Powers Gut Contractions
Third prize: Melanie Drake | Faculty of Education | Post-apartheid promises?