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University of Bristol 3MT Semi-Finals
Fri 28 April 2017, 15:00 – 17:00 BST
An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit: 3 minutes.
23 postgraduate research students from the Univeristy of Bristol compete in this year's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) semi-finals on Friday 28 April. From vikings to anxiety to planning your holiday, there's something for everyone to learn in this exciting communications challenge which asks its contestants to present their work and its impact in just three minutes.
This year's line-up includes:
- Dom Moylett: How quantum physics can help you plan your holiday
- David Dewar: What's the point of musicology?
- Alison Bard: The future of veterinary communication - partnership, or persuasion?
- Laura De Vito: The origins of the Water Framework Directive
- Priyantha Kulatilake: Preventing age-related disease
- Ario Muhammad: Saving people's lives from the future tsunami-earthquake events using a probabilistic approach
- Catherine McIntye: The mysterious world of phsosphorus
- Owain Nash: National senses of humour - medieval medical theory and national stereotypes
- Syamir Alihan Showkat Ali: Flow and Noise - engineering for the better environment
- Pooneh Roney: Not giving up - academic perseverance in adolescents
- Cat Jarman: Uncovering the Viking legacy
- Sandra Neumann: The "selfish" brain
- Sam Passmore: Is it weird to marry your cousin?
- Isabella Mandl: Living on the edge might be easier than you think
- Sean Harrison: Does obesity affect your chance of getting a diagnosis of prostate cancer?
- Sami Alsalmi: The effect of learning modality (auditory or visual) and working memory on automaticity of second-language grammar processing
- Alfie Wearn: Predicting Alzheimer's disease - is a deficit in long-term memory consolidation the earliest behavioural sign of dementia?
- Huan Duoan: From tuning tiny holes to making a big impact on the world
- Gozde Burger: Young people's expereinces of parental divorce
- James Fleming: Illuminating invertebrate vision
- Rachel Ambler: Supporting our troops in the fight against cancer
- Tina M. T. Williams; Pause for breath
Join us alongside the PG Network to support your research community, learn more about the work being conducted at Bristol, and to champion our future finalist through to the national competition.
Refreshments will be provided at the interval.
This event will take place in the Reception Rooms of the Wills Memorial Building. Our understanding is that this venue is largely accessible. For individual requirements please read the DisabledGo report or email email@example.com.