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U of M grad student Andrea Edel accepts her People's Choice award at the 3MT Western Regional Competion on May 3.

VOTE! Let’s make our 3MT competition grad student the People’s Choice winner

May 23, 2014 — 

Support Andrea Edel as she competes in the national Three Minute Thesis competition. Edel placed first in the U of M 3MT competition on February 25, and went on to place third and People’s Choice in the Western Regional competition on May 2.

Canada’s National Three Minute Thesis virtual competition is on the CAGS website until June 2. You can vote for the People’s Choice Award — a terrific way to express your support for our U of M graduate student.

Andrea Edel presenting at the 3MT competition.

Andrea Edel presenting at the 3MT competition.

Edel presented her thesis, Flaxseed: A Modern Prescription for High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol. Edel is a doctoral student in the department of physiology and she undertakes her research at St-Boniface Hospital Research Centre with her advisors Dr. Grant Pierce and Dr. Michel Aliani. Studying natural ways of reducing risk factors of heart disease and stroke so that she and others can live a long and healthy life, she is seeking a career as a research scientist with a focus on nutrition and heart health.

TO VOTE for her presentation as People’s Choice winner, scroll down to Andrea Edel’s video, check the box, and then scroll back up to submit your vote:
Voting closes June 2; winners will be announced June 12.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. 3MT® challenges students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries so they can be presented concisely to a non-specialist audience.


Research at the University of Manitoba is partially supported by funding from the Government of Canada Research Support Fund.

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