3-Minute Thesis: Noortje to Compete at the University Level

March 11, 2019

Congratulations to PhD student Noortje de Weers, who achieved second-place and people's choice victory in the FASS heat of this year's Three Minute Thesis Contest. She will be competing at the university level on March 19th at 4:30 p.m in ASB 10900 at the Burnaby Campus.  

Linguistics graduate students have reached this level before. Here are some past accomplishments.

  • 2014, Irina Presnyakova was a finalist for her topic, "Vancouver English".
  • 2015, Emma Mileva was a finalist for "Getting to Know Your Patient - Talk in Alternative Medicine Sessions as a Blend of Mainstream Medicine and Psychotherapy".
  • 2016, Alex Katz was a finalist for "Politeness Theory and a New Classification of English Speech Acts."
If you'd like to read more information about 3MT, check out the website here: https://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/events/three-minute-thesis.html.
We would also like to see you come out to support Noortje. Tickets are FREE and available here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/3mt-sfu-final-tickets-54424361731