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2023 MT180 Winners Announced!

April 14, 2023 — 

The 2023 MT180 Competition on June 13, 2023 was a huge success with 7 challengers competing for the top prize and to advance to the National Final on May 10 in Montreal.

Congratulations to Aurelien Caron from the faculty of Human Anatomy and Cell Science who the judges chose as the first place challenger.

MT180 2023 First Place


Second Place and Third Place awards sponsored by the French Embassy and Acfas Manitoba were awarded to Sara Telles-Langdon from the department of Physiology and Pathophysiology and Courtney Marshall from Immunology.


Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia, professor at the University of Manitoba hosted the event which was broadcast on Youtube. “For this 4th edition, we saw solid competitors, demonstrating the presence of many strong francophones graduate students in Manitoba. Most importantly, presentations covered an extensive breadth of science, from linguistics to medical science.“

Pour cette quatrième édition, nous avons vu de très forts concurrents, ce qui démontre la présence de nombreux étudiants francophones aux études supérieures au Manitoba. Mais plus important encore, les présentations couvraient un large éventail de domaines de recherche, allant de la linguistique à la science médicale.

Aurelien took home the top prize of $1600 generously supported by Acfas Manitoba and the University of St. Boniface and he will now advance to the National Final being held on May 10, 2023 in Montreal.

“Thank you to all the competitors for such engaging presentations across such a diverse range of topics. Congratulations to everyone and the winners for showcasing their research in French.”

“Merci à tous les concurrents pour ces présentations intéressantes sur un éventail de sujets aussi varié. Félicitations à tous et aux gagnants pour avoir présenté leurs recherches en français.”  Says Kelley Main, Acting Dean in the Faculty of Graduate studies

All challengers and their thesis titles can be found here. The 2023 MT180 recorded event can be viewed here.

Fèlicittions to all the challengers, Bonne chance Aurelien in Montreal!

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