Three Minute Thesis: 2017 finalists announced

Taylor & Francis is proud to support Vitae’s Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT®). Developed by the University of Queensland, 3MT celebrates the dynamic and exciting work conducted by doctoral researchers across the UK.

This year’s six finalists have been announced, who will be presenting live at the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference. Congratulations and good luck to all of them:

Alexandra Davis, Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University
Mini-me: cancer in 3D

Euan Doidge, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
WEEE are Golden: metal recovery by solvent extraction

Thomas Fudge, Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering, Brunel University
Decentralised Sanitation for developing communities with energy and nutrient recovery

Emily Prpa, Diabetes & Nutritional Sciences Division, School of Life Sciences & Medicine, Kings Collage London
Does “an apple a day” keep the doctor away?

Katarzyna Smug, Chemical Engineering, University of Bath
Oranges versus crude oil: Can we reduce the use of crude oil by using plants?

Alfie Wearn, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol
Helping to treat Alzheimer’s disease by detecting ‘sticky’ memories

Videos of the 2017 semi-finalists are now available on the Vitae website.

 

Find out how 3MT has helped Nazira Albargothy, winner of last year’s competition, to develop her career.

Read an interview with Maddie Long, winner of the People’s Choice award in the 2016 3MT competition.