Three Minute Thesis Competition Winners
The 3MT - Three Minute Thesis competition is a research communication competition where graduate students have 3 minutes or less to present their research and its impact to a panel of non-specialist judges and peers.
This year's competition was a resounding success with over 100 students competing and 21 students (pictured above) making it to the finals. Congratulations to the following winners!
Laura Von Hagen, MSc, Clinical Anatomy
"Exercise, Diet or Both: Determining the Best Method to Improve Clinical Outcomes in Obese Pregnant Women"
Second place (tie):
Fuli Xiang, PhD, Physiology
"Mending the Broken Heart by Attracting Stem Cells"
Jenna Butler, PhD, Computer Science (Bioinformatics)
"Simulating a Silent Killer"
Yin Liu, PhD, Pharmacology
"NOing the Heart"
See the full Western news article for more details and videos of the winning presentations: http://communications.uwo.ca/western_news/stories/2012/May/on_the_clock_competition_places_graduate_research_centre_stage.html