Acfas, Acfas-Alberta, the University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU) & the University of Victoria presented the second edition of the Western final of the «Ma thèse en 180 secondes» competition on March 30, 2022.

MT180 is the French equivalent of the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) which has been held for several years in Canadian universities and around the world. As part of the contest, each student must give a clear, concise, and convincing presentation of their research project in French, in three minutes, before a jury.

We would like to congratulate all the participants and thank the public for attending! 

Winners of the MT180 2022 Western Final:

  • Doctorate Prize:
    Elyse Proulx-Cullen, University of Saskatchewan
  • Master's Prize: 
    Sarah Dickson, University of Alberta
  • Public's favourite" prize:
  • Tiffany Kuo, University of Victoria

To learn more about "Ma thèse en 180 secondes"

Ma thèse en 180 secondes - Finale de l'Ouest in the media

MT180 candidates had the opportunity to share their experience during «Culture and confiture». We thank ICI Radio-Canada for their support of this event!

Listen to their interview


For more information, please contact:

Laurence Gagnon
Coordinator - Events & Communications
Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs 

Contact person per university

  • For participants from the University of Alberta:
    Nicol Garzon (
  • For participants from the University of British Columbia:
    Stéphanie Palisse (
  • For participants from Simon Fraser University :
    Laurence Gagnon (
  • For participants from the University of Victoria :
    Geneviève Arsenault (