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2024 UM Three Minute Thesis Finalists Announced

March 14, 2024 — 

The Faculty of Graduate Studies thrilled to announce the challengers advancing to the final UM 3MT© (Three Minute Thesis) competition! After 3 captivating preliminary heats held earlier this month, twelve finalists chosen by judging panels and a wildcard selection committee have demonstrated exceptional skill in presenting their research.

Join us as they vie for top honours and showcase their groundbreaking work on April 10, 2024 at St. John’s College, Robert B Shultz Theatre at 7:00pm. It promises to be an evening of innovation, insight, and inspiration!

Challengers advancing to the final chosen by the judging panel:

  • Anam Ara, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, M.Sc.
  • Samuel Lawal, Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, M.Sc.
  • Sara Crooks, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, M.Sc.
  • Foluke Oyekale, Human Nutritional Sciences, M.Sc.
  • Jocelyn Zambrano Alvarado, Microbiology, M.Sc.
  • Dallas Murphy, Psychology, M.A.
  • Cole Treyturik, Physics and Astronomy, Ph.D.
  • Farzan Farnaghi, Interior Design, M.I.D.
  • Ruwani Wimalasekara, Microbiology, Ph.D.

Challengers advancing to the final as a wildcard selection:

  • Raneeta Thingnam, Physiology and Pathophysiology, M.Sc.
  • Joanna Candas, Human Nutritional Sciences, M.Sc.
  • Luma Clarindo Lopes, Chemistry, Ph.D.

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