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26 July 2019 - 4:42pm

3MT winner sponsored by Graduate Women Manawatu

Morgan Heslop – wins the Master’s People’s Choice award. Presented by Associate Professor Tracy Riley, Dean Research and Dr Jo Innes, Graduate Women Manawatu Vice-President. Photograph provided by Alexis Boniface

Massey University held the finals for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday 14 August. This is an academic competition that challenges Doctoral and Master’s students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.  It celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages them to communicate the importance of their research to the broader community.

Morgan, selected as the Master’s People’s Choice spoke about her research which seeks to understand stress in tiger fish and Du Le Hoang, the PhD People’s Choice winner provided an informative and entertaining presentation on his research which is seeks to prevent colorectal cancer. Graduate Women Manawatu, the proud sponsors of both people’s Choice awards, congratulate all the winners and encourage others to apply in 2020.