Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis® is an international competition in which Ph.D. students explain their thesis research to a general audience. This year the University of Wisconsin–Madison held its third Three Minute Thesis® Competition on Thursday, December 8th, 2016.

Graduate students in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) were eligible to compete. Cash prizes were awarded to the top 3 contestants.

1st Place (right): Alexa DiNicola, 2nd Place (center): Regan Dohm, 3rd Place (left): Emily Garnett

Three Minute Thesis® is an international competition in which Ph.D. students hone essential career skills, communicating their research to a general audience

Presented by: The Madison Chapter of GWIS and WARF

Prizes and reception sponsored by: Sigma-Aldrich, Fisher Scientific, and the Graduate School Office for Professional Development

 

The winning presentations from the 2015 competition:

First Place: Sean Andrist – Social Gazing With Robots

Second Place: Katelyn Milliman – Oddballs in Open Cluster

Third Place: Beth Tomaszewski – The Dirty Solution for Clean Drinking Water

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