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Carleton to Host Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Carleton’s Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will be hosting the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition finals – an exciting event featuring compelling research presentations by graduate students in three minutes or less.

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Second floor conference rooms, Richcraft Hall (formerly River Building), Carleton University

Media are invited to attend the event.

Judges of the final competition include:

  • Dominique Bérubé, vice-president, Research Programs, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Don Cumming, director, University Communications, Carleton University
  • Jeanette Southwood, vice-president, Strategy and Partnerships, Engineers Canada
  • Gilbert Whiteduck, Indigenous leader, clinical supervisor and residential counsellor at Wanaki Residential Treatment Centre
  • Ruth Zowdu, managing editor, CBC Ottawa

The first-place winner of the 3MT competition will go on to compete at the provincial championship on April 12, 2017. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first ($1000), second ($500) and third place ($250) winners, as well as the People’s Choice winner ($250).

This event is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering and Design, the Faculty of Public Affairs and the Faculty of Science.

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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