Doctoral or Masters Researchers
Judges Choice Winner: Kelsey Kennedy Feeling for cancer: an imaging tool to make breast cancer surgery more effective.
$2,000 travel or research support grant + economy airfare, student accommodation and meals allowance to cover costs of presenting at the Trans-Tasman 3MT competition at the University of Western Sydney on 18th October .
1,000 travel or research support grant
People's Choice Winner: Kelsey Kennedy Feeling for cancer: an imaging tool to make breast cancer surgery more effective $500 travel or research support grant
Early Career Researchers or Academic Staff (up to 7 years post-PhD)
There were no competitors in this category
$100 book voucher
For more information on the UWA Three Minute Thesis competition or for help with organising heats, contact:
"Just do it. It's a lot of fun and you meet some really cool people."
"You spend more time procrastinating than what preparing your 3MT will take you."
"...[it] makes you remember why you got into [your research] in the first place and essentailly provides a refreshed/positive/proud outlook."
The 2013 UWA finalists presented the following talks:
Sandra Salter: Anaphylaxis in the real world: pharmacists, patients and pens
Colm O'Beirne: The Offshore Anchorman: keeping deep-sea energy facilities safe
Deena Ashoorian: Communication - the missing link in psychiatric medicine
Alex Liu: Is spinach the answer to heart disease?
Tejal Shah: Lifestyle rejuvenates memory: preventing or delaying Alzheimer's disease onset.
Katerina Chin-A-Loy: Most teenagers are unhappy with their bodies...why?
Sabine Bird: Can Irisin help protect the human brain?
Ghulam Mubashar Hassan: Photogrammetric method of deformation measurement in deformable solids
Eligibility and conditions
Trans-Tasman 3MT winner Kelsey Kennedy (UWA) with Runner-up Lily Chang (Universtiy of Auckland). Kelsey also won the Peoples Choice Award. Watch Kelsey's winning talk at the 43:04 mark.
Schools and individuals: please register your interest for the UWA 2014 competition online.
Details will be posted early in 2014.
UWA will host the 2014 Trans-Tasman 3MT towards the end of the year.