September 13, 2017, by Lisa Chin
Winners announced in UNMC 2017 3MT® Competition
We are pleased to announce the 2017 winner of the annual UNMC Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition as Olaoluwa Duro-Bello from the School of English for his thesis ‘The politics behind representing Boko Haram in presidential speeches’. We are also pleased to announce the runner up as Sia Ming Yean from the School of Psychology for her thesis ‘A ball, a bola or a toy: Word learning in children’.
First developed by the University of Queensland in 2008, the 3MT® competition challenges research students to communicate the significance of their projects to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes.
The UNMC 3MT® competition was held on 12 September 2017 and a total of 14 contestants from various disciplines took part in this year’s competition.
The full results are:
Winner – Olaoluwa Duro-Bello, School of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Runner Up – Sia Ming Yean, School of Psychology, Faculty of Science
People’s Choice – Olaoluwa Duro-Bello, School of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Congratulations to all winners!
More information about this year’s UNMC 3MT® competition will be posted soon. Stay tuned!