3 Minute Thesis Competition
It was a full house for the ILAS 3MT heat at the PG conference last Thursday, where twelve feisty participants offered their pacey and polished presentations.
Caspar Bienek, School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations & Environment
Margaret Thatcher and Europe: What was the UK policy towards the Single European Act and what does this say about Mrs Thatcher's attitude towards the European Community?
Angela Blanchard, School of Psychology
Through fog: An autoethnography of childhood emotional neglect
Yolanda Gómez Gálvez, Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine (ISTM)
What is the connection between ageing and Parkinson’s disease?
Emma Green, Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine (ISTM)
The potential roles of vitamin B3 in Parkinson’s disease
James Hall, Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences
The use of economic modelling in stratified care for low back pain
Matthew Kose-Dunn, School of Life Sciences
How to build a brain circuit for Parkinson’s disease research
John McGowan-Fazakerley, School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations & Environment
Papal diplomacy and the foreign policy of the Holy See: What constitutes papal diplomacy during the period of the 1970s-1980s?
Sarah McKevitt, Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences
Physical activity (PA) in people with osteoarthritis (OA) and comorbidity: A multimethod study
Annabelle Machin, Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences
Anxiety and depression in patients with inflammatory arthritis
Grant Mitchell, School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations & Environment
Dealing with the Radical Right: Mainstream Parties and Competition Strategies
Anya Osborn, School of Life Sciences
Development of a novel cell replacement therapy to treat age-related hearing loss
Marty Parker, Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences
Age, Work and Health
Proceedings were smoothly hosted by Pro Vice-Chancellor David Amigoni who outlined the history and background of the Queensland 3MT competition and the local arrangements for the Keele competition 2018.
Keele 3MT 2018 has been coordinated by ILAS with competition heats taking place across the university. The grand final will be held at the KPA Bob Beattie Postgraduate Student of the Year Awards Evening on Monday 18th June 2018 in the Salvin Room, Keele Hall.
The Keele winner will represent the university in the Vitae National competition , where finalists from all participating institutions (58 last year) will take part in the Vitae hosted the virtual semi-final. From here six finalists will be selected to perform live at the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference during the gala dinner in Birmingham on the 17th September 2018.
Amazon voucher prizes were awarded to four presenters; Angela Blanchard, Sarah McKevitt, Anabelle Machin and Grant Mitchell. Sarah McKevitt also received the People’s Prize. These four presenters have secured places in the final round of the competition and further decisions will be made when all of the preliminary heats have taken place.
Congratulations to all of our presenters, the competition was one of the conference highlights and rated ‘most enjoyable’ part of the day in the conference feedback: “All the speakers were excellent and it is a great opportunity to learn about different areas of research.”
Enjoy the presentations again here.