3 Minute Thesis

Your Mind Blown in just 180 Seconds

Dalhousie graduate students do ground-breaking research. They explore cures for disease, solutions for social and environmental ills, and the art that illuminates our lives.

On March 13th come to the finals of Dal’s 3 Minute Thesis competition and meet 10 of the university’s most innovative student researchers. With the timer set to just 180 seconds, they will present their ideas in the most engaging way possible.

This is your chance to learn about their discoveries – before they change the world!

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2019 Event Details

3 Minute Thesis is organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Finals: March 13 – 6:30 to 8:00 pm
McInnes Room, Student Union Building
Reception to follow


Emma Finlayson-Trick, Microbiology & Immunology
Dilshan Weerasinghe, Musicology
Juliana McLaren, Communication Sciences & Disorders
Gurkaran Chowdhry, Physics & Atmospheric Science
Alex Louli, Physics & Atmospheric Science
Kalli Hood, Community Health & Epidemiology
Yvonne Brandelli, Psychology & Neuroscience
Nicky Tam, Biomedical Engineering
Baillie Holmes, Civil & Resource Engineering
Adrian Herod, Microbiology & Immunology

Watch 2018’s winning presentations