3-Minute Thesis Competition - 2017

3MT winners 2016

Justin Whitaker (center) and Natalie Richer (right), winners of the 2016 uOttawa 3MT and Ma thèse en 180 secondes competitions. Shruti Mallya (left), master's student at the Faculty of Medicine has won second place at the competition.


3-Minute Thesis and Ma thèse en 180 secondes competitions give graduate students the opportunity to take on a big challenge:  present in a compelling way their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT and MT180 are the perfect opportunity for graduate students to improve their communication skills while offering a unique environment to present their research in a public space.

Students, professors and members of uOttawa community, you are warmly invited to attend the uOttawa competitions:

Date: Wednesday, March 22, from 8 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Desmarais building, room 12102

If you have any questions about this event or you want to save seats for a group (5+ people), please email us at grad.comm@uOttawa.ca. Please note that you do not need to contact us to reserve individual seats.

During the presentations, please refrain from coming in and out of the room in order to respect the participants and judges.

3MT Winner 2016

Name: Justin Whitaker

Program: Earth Science

Degree: Master’s

Thesis title: Investigating the Overexpression and Structural Engineering of Urease Apoprotein in Sporosarcina ureae for Increased Ureolytic Activity 

Thesis supervisor: Dr. Danielle Fortin (Earth Science) and Dr. Sai Vanapalli (Civil Engineering)

MT180 Winner 2016

Name: Natalie Richer

Program: Human Kinetics

Grade: Ph.D.

Thesis Title: Postural control mechanisms in youth and seniors

Thesis supervisor: Yves Lajoie

* presentation available in French only

Back to top