3-Minute Thesis Competition - 2017

On March 22nd , we held the University of Ottawa 3MT and MT180 competitions. More than 25 students competed to find out who can explain their research in less than 3 minutes. We are pleased to announce the winners and runner-ups for each competition:

  • 3MT Winner: Teri Slade, MA in Music
  • MT180 Winner: Moussa Thiam, PhD in Civil Engineering
  • 3MT Runner-up: Danny Jomaa, MSc in Biochemistry
  • MT180 Runner-up: Raphaëlle Robidoux, PhD in Experimental Psychology


Teri Slade will compete at the 3MT provincial competition in Waterloo on April 12. Moussa Thiam will represent uOttawa in Montreal, on May 4, to participate in the MT180 national competition.


Best of luck to Teri and Moussa! And congratulations to all participants!

uottawa MT180 winner, 2017

Thesis supervisor: Mamamoud Fall

uottawa MT180 second place, 2017

Jury members

Frédéric Audet

Senior Designer, R&D UX

Natalie Richer

PhD Student in Human Kinetics
2016 MT180 Winner, uOttawa

Claire Turenne Sjolander

​​​​​​​Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

uOttawa 3MT winner, 2017

Thesis supervisor: Gilles Comeau

uottawa 3MT second place, 2017

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